African Plant Database

Abrus gawenensis Thulin
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 14(1): 56 (1994)
Information on the genus : Abrus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody climber to ± 3 m long, sometimes forming low cushions with twining branches; young stems sparsely pubescent with appressed white hairs; flower pale blue.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland in a limestone gorge; open plain with white sand over limestone; 100-200 m alt.
  A local endemic like: Polygala gawenensis, Chlorophytum applanatum, Amphiasma gracilicaulis, Monadenium gillettii.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61544
Record n°61544
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