African Plant Database

Desmodium helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb or suffrutex, often ramose from the base, 0,45-1,2 m tall or more; stems cylindrical, striate, brown to dark-red; secondary branches angular.
Ecology : Bush; grassy savanna with shrubs; edges of forest gallery on red clayey soil with black sand; Brachystegia and other mixed deciduous woodlands; somewhat swampy places; 1200-1560 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
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Record n°62191
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