African Plant Database

Ophrestia unicostata (F.J. Herm.) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Ophrestia
Basionym : Paraglycine unicostata F.J. Herm.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paraglycine unicostata F.J. Herm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, ascending or partly twining herb with dense ferruginous stiff-hairy stems 15-40 cm tall, from a woody lease; leaves digitately 3-foliolate, leaflets long, narrow with very strong midrib; inflorescence branched, to c. 70 cm long;
Ecology : Open grassland with scattered trees in yellow soil infirebreak; Uapaca woodland in sandy soil in open bush, in firebreak; 1500-1740 m alt.
  Very close to O. upembae , with identical leaflet venation.
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Record n°62673
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