African Plant Database


Wajira praecox (Verdc.) Thulin & Lavin
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Bot. 29(4): 908 (2004)
Information on the genus : Wajira
Basionym : Vigna praecox Verdc.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vigna praecox Verdc. (1970)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust woody climber to 3 m or more long; young stems sparsely appressed pubescent with retrorse hairs, older stems to 1 cm thick, glabrous, pale brown, with numerous narrow intersecting rifges.
Ecology : Acacia, Terminalia, Commiphora bushland and other types of arid bushland; 80-1000 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thulin, M., M. Lavin & al. (2004). Phylogeny and Biogeography of Wajira (Leguminosae): A Monophyletic Segregate of Vigna Centered in the Horn of Africa Region. Syst. Bot. 29[4]: 911-913 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 183728
 
Record n°183728
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