African Plant Database


Alysicarpus zeyheri Harv.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 2: 230 (1861) 
Information on the genus : Alysicarpus
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fabricia zeyheri (Harv.) Kuntze
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or somewhat spreading herb 0,1-1,2 m tall from a tough woody rootstock; stems glabrous to pubescent.
Ecology : Grassland (often swampy or seasonally waterlogged); but also on seasonally burnt grassland; open wooded grassland; old cultivations; dambo; open woodland with Acacia, Combretum, Brachystegia, etc.; sandy soil; 60-2400 m alt.
  S. Africa.

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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 62241
 
Record n°62241
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