African Plant Database


Droogmansia pteropus (Baker) De Wild.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Droogmansia
Basionym : Dolichos pteropus Baker
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Droogmansia pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. pteropus
 Dolichos pteropus Baker (1895)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Droogmansia pteropus f. velutina B. G. Schub.
=Desmodium stuhlmannii Taub. (1895)
=Droogmansia stuhlmannii (Taub.) De Wild. (1902)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Droogmansia pteropus var. angustipetiolata Verdc.
Droogmansia pteropus var. axillaris Verdc.
Droogmansia pteropus var. platypus (Baker) Verdc.
Droogmansia pteropus var. quarrei (De Wild.) Verdc.
Droogmansia pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. pteropus
Droogmansia pteropus var. whytei (Schindl.) Verdc.
Droogmansia pteropus var. giorgii (De Wild.) Verdc. (2000)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, subshrub or shrub (0,1-)0,6-2,5(-3) m tall, with several shoots from a woody rootstock [very rarely a tree to 3 (-? 4,5) m]; stems glaucous, glabrous or appressed pubescent or velvety.
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Ecology : Brachystegia, Combretum, Diplorhynchus, Pericopsis and similar deciduous woodlands; Brachystegia, Julbernardia woodland (incl. dry); dry grassland; Brachystegia, Uapaca, Protea, Combretum woodland; poor Parinari, Dodonaea secondary bushland; etc..
  Comprises 7 vars.: [see more in the book]
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177458
 
Record n°177458
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