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Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker var. rhynchosioides
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema welwitschii Hiern ex Baker f. (1895)
=Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f.
=Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f. var. terniflorum
=Eriosema antunesii Harms (1917)
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema rhynchosioides var. multiflorum Verdc.
Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker var. rhynchosioides
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate perennial herb, with several sparsely branched stems from a rootstock consisting of several fusiform tubers to 7 x 1,2 cm; stems slender, to ± 70 cm long, pubescent to velvety and with some longer bristly hairs as well.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland; cultivations derived from such areas; often on deep sand; seasonally wet grassland on Kalahari sand; short grassland; 780-1500 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  E. welwitschii Heirn ex Bak. f. and E. tenuiflorum Hiern ex Bak. f. from Angola are perhaps synonyms.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 177105
Record n°177105
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