African Plant Database

Ophrestia torrei Verdc.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 24: 260 (1970)
Information on the genus : Ophrestia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb or subshrub to 90 cm tall; stems woody, subvelvety with spreading or appressed hairs; leaves 3-5-foliolate; inflorescence long, with numerous flowers in fascides; corolla greenish-white, brown-hairy; pod unknown.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland on sandy soil; 1000-1335 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 62672
Record n°62672
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