African Plant Database


Ophrestia unifoliolata (Baker f.) Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Ophrestia
Basionym : Glycine unifoliolata Baker f.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine unifoliolata Baker f.
 Paraglycine unifoliolata (Baker f.) F. J. Herm.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Trailing or climbing plant 60-90 cm tall from a fleshy narrow rootstock; stems numerous woody at base, densely shortly ferruginous bristly-hairy; leaves 1-foliolate, long, narrow; inflorescence long; flowers very small, dark-brown-hairy;
Ecology : Tall grassland, Brachystegia woodland, woodland margins with lateritic grassland; in gravelly, red, sandy, clay soil in sunny hot situation (Angola); 1200-1525 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 62674
 
Record n°62674
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