African Plant Database

Entada dolichorrhachis Brenan
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 20(3): 374-576 (1966)
Information on the genus : Entada
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb from a woody rootstock with erect annual stems though abbreviated 1-10 cm tall, shortly tomentose or densely pubescent when young; immensely elongate leaves which trail along the ground (petiole 5-33 cm long, leaf-rachis 15-90 cm long).
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Ecology : Brachystegia microphylla woodland on consolidated scree on ridge by the roadside with Uapaca robynsii, Monotes,; riverbank in sandy open spaces among rocks and scattered trees; ground floor of dambo margin; 780-1620 m alt.
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carte afrique num 61581
Record n°61581
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