African Plant Database

Eriosema montanum Baker f.
Protologue : J. Bot. 33: 142 (1895)
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema montanum Baker f. var. montanum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema montanum var. brevipedunculatum Verdc.
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema montanum var. badium Jacq.-Fél.
Eriosema montanum var. grande Hauman
Eriosema montanum var. latibracteatum Hauman
Eriosema montanum Baker f. var. montanum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial heb, often subshrubby 0,2-3 m tall, branched; branches angular, mostly erect, sometimes straggling or trailing, pubescent to densely shaggy with ferruginous hairs.
Ecology : Grassland; scrub; bushland; forest edges; sclerophyllous forest; open dambos; lake edge grassland; fringing wet mushitu; stream banks; lava; fallow land; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea; sometimes very common; 900-2520 m alt.
  Comprises ?5 vars.: - Var. brevipedunculatum Verdc. is not worth retaining according to Verdcourt in Fl. Zambes. 3/5: 226, 2001.
  First collections from Sudan in 1980.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 177112
Record n°177112
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