African Plant Database


Abrus somalensis Taub.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3): 355 (1894)
Information on the genus : Abrus
 
 
Status
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
 
Map
carte afrique num 61539
 
Record n°61539 modified 2008-04-23
Feedback about this record