African Plant Database

Alysicarpus monilifer (L.) DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 353 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Alysicarpus
Basionym : Hedysarum moniliferum L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hedysarum moniliferum L. (1767)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender diffuse tufted annual or biennial herb, with pubescent, tough, slightly silky stem 10-50 cm long.
Ecology : Humid sands; grassland; also as a weed; roadsides; bushlands; to ± 1000 m alt.
  Pakistan, India. - Possibly introduced in Madagascar.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Dry, Subarid; Grassland, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

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 Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 62242
Record n°62242
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