African Plant Database

Eriosema chrysadenium Taub.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23(1-2): 195 (1896)
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema chrysadenium Taub. var. chrysadenium
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Eriosema bequaertii auct. in herb., non De Wild.
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema chrysadenium var. bequaertii (De Wild.) Hauman
Eriosema chrysadenium var. emarginatum Staner & De Craene
Eriosema chrysadenium var. grandiflorum Verdc.
Eriosema chrysadenium var. macrorhizum Hauman
Eriosema chrysadenium Taub. var. chrysadenium
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb with 1- several branched or unbranched stems 4-25(-70) cm tall, from a woody rootstock or series of small tubers ±1,5 x 1,2 cm; stems covered, with short hairs and longer yellow hairs mostly with thickened glandular bases.
Ecology : Grassland, often seasonally burnt; open Brachystegia woodland; Protea scrub and grassland; damp places amongst granite rocks; grassy savannas; humid ground with humus; 1120-2400 m alt.
  Comprises 5 vars.
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carte afrique num 177107
Record n°177107
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