African Plant Database

Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f.
Notes : perhaps syn. of E. Rhynchsioides
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f. var. terniflorum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker
=Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker var. rhynchosioides
=Eriosema welwitschii Hiern ex Baker f. (1895)
=Eriosema antunesii Harms (1917)
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema terniflorum var. katangense Hauman
Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f. var. terniflorum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ferruginous and pubescent perennial herb 15-20 cm tall, with sub-caespitose prostrate-ascending, rather slender stems arising from a knotty, branched rootstock with elongated fusiform tubers.
Ecology : Wooded thickets; grassy savanna (very abundant); 1797-1900 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Is perhaps a synonym under E. rhynchosioides.
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carte afrique num 177124
Record n°177124 modified 2009-01-26
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