African Plant Database


Ophrestia digitata (Harms) Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Ophrestia
Basionym : Glycine digitata Harms
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine digitata Harms (1900)
 Paraglycine digitata (Harms) F. J. Herm.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping or procumbent perennial herb with several branches to 50 cm long radiating from a slender fusiform rootstock 14-18 cm long; stems (angled) and leaves (3-4-foliolate) with spreading blackish or white hairs; nerves of leaflets impressed above;
Ecology : Grassy hillsides, forest edges, upland grassland with scattered trees and shrub clumps; 1950 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 62669
 
Record n°62669
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