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Eriosema macrostipulum Baker f.
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema macrostipulum Baker f. var. macrostipulum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema erectum Baker f.
=Eriosema macrostipulum var. suborbiculare (Hauman) Verdc.
=Eriosema suborbiculare Hauman (1955)
=Eriosema sousae Exell
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema macrostipulum Baker f. var. macrostipulum
Eriosema macrostipulum var. minus Verdc.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb 9-60 cm tall, ± unbranched; rootstock woody spindle-shaped or globose, to 4 cm thick, with lateral tubers; branches shortly pubescent and with some long hairs.
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Ecology : Grassland; grassland with scattered Acacia, etc.; Brachystegia woodland; rocky hillsides; stream banks in mutobo woodland; mixed Pterocarpus deciduous woodland; open bush; Hyparrhenia grassland; abandoned cultivations; weedy pasture; etc...
  Comprises 3 vars.
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:230 (2012)
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