African Plant Database

Desmodium tanganyikense Baker
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 65 (1895)
Information on the genus : Desmodium
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.
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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
carte afrique num 62197
Record n°62197
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