African Plant Database

Abrus somalensis Taub.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3): 355 (1894)
Information on the genus : Abrus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody climber to c. 1 m tall; young stems densely pubescent with subappressed ferruginous hairs (also on the calyx); pod unknown.
Ecology : Rocky slopes on limestone; 400-1000 m alt.
  Poorly known species, only collected on the escarpment Maydh-Cerigaabo.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 295 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61539
Record n°61539 modified 2008-04-23
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