African Plant Database

Argyrolobium tomentosum (Andrews) Druce
Protologue : Rep. Bot. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 605 (1917)
Information on the genus : Argyrolobium
Basionym : Cytisus tomentosus Andrews
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cytisus tomentosus Andrews
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Argyrolobium andrewsianum (E. Mey.) Steud.
=Chasmone andrewsiana E. Mey.
=Argyrolobium angustistipulatum De Wild. (1924)
=Argyrolobium shirense Taub. (1895)
=Argyrolobium stuhlmannii Taub. (1895)
=Trichasma ciliatum Walp.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy woody herb or subshrub to 0,7-2 m tall; stems to 7 mm Ø at base; branches thinly to densely appressed or spreading pubescent, ultimately glabrescent.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland on rocky slopes; gully forest; rarely growing in water; margins of rain-forest and riverine forest and swamps; evergreen bushland; grassland; roadsides; cultivated ground; 600-2400 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Not in Australia.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 41: t.1602 (1971).
  • S. African J. Bot. 71[3&4]: 392-393 (2005).
  • S. African J. Bot. 71[3&4]: 393 (2005).
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Record n°62548 modified 2007-01-22
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