African Plant Database

Pleurolobus tanganyikensis (Baker) H. Ohashi & K. Ohashi
Protologue : Jap. J. Bot. 94(3): 146 (2019)
Information on the genus : Pleurolobus
Basionym : Desmodium tanganyikense Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Desmodium tanganyikense Baker (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or arching perennial herb 1,2-1,5 m tall with reddish angular stem and branches abundantly spreading pilose with slender white tapering hairs, and somewhat uncinulate-pubescent.
Ecology : Grassland on sandy soil; Brachystegia woodland (including mixed Uapaca, Parinari, Julbernardia, etc.); marshy grassland at rivulet; sometimes common in open forest; 930-2100 m alt.
  Confused with Pseudarthria hookeri.
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Record n°241479 created 2021-06-14 - modified 2021-06-14
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