African Plant Database

Abrus baladensis Thulin
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 14(1): 55 (1994)
Information on the genus : Abrus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody climber to 3 m tall; young stems densely pubescent with appressed to spreading ferruginous hairs; flowers lilac.
Ecology : Fixed sand dunes in bushland with Acacia ssp., Commiphora spp., Grewiaspp., Cordia somaliensis, Lonchocarpus kanurii, Albizia obbiadensis, Boswellia microphylla, Entada leptostachya; 130-150 m alt.
  Some local endemics of the area of Abrus baladenis are known: Basananthe merolae, Dasysphaera hyposericea, Cucumis baladensis. Near A. gawenensis.

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 61542
Record n°61542
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