African Plant Database


Desmodium tanganyikense Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 65 (1895)
Information on the genus : Desmodium
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or arching perennial herb 1,2-1,5 m tall with reddish angular stem and branches abundantly spreading pilose with slender white tapering hairs, and somewhat uncinulate-pubescent.
Ecology : Grassland on sandy soil; Brachystegia woodland (including mixed Uapaca, Parinari, Julbernardia, etc.); marshy grassland at rivulet; sometimes common in open forest; 930-2100 m alt.
  Confused with Pseudarthria hookeri.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 62197
 
Record n°62197
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