African Plant Database

Cyamopsis senegalensis Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 171. t. 45 (1832)
Information on the genus : Cyamopsis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyamopsis stenophylla (Bonnet) Chev.
=Cyamopsis senegalensis var. stenophylla Bonnet
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, half-woody at the base, with erect stems 30-60 cm tall, sometimes prostrate; covered throughout except the upper surface of the leaflets and the corolla with appressed biramous hairs.
Ecology : Poor grassland on slightly saline clay near river; near niayes; sands; sandy-gravelly soils; cultivations; sometimes ruderal; to 800 m alt.
  Namibia; Botswana; Arabia (disjunct area).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61994
Record n°61994
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