African Plant Database

Ophrestia upembae (Hauman) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Ophrestia
Basionym : Glycine upembae Hauman
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine upembae Hauman (1955)
 Paraglycine upembae (Hauman) F. J. Herm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb with slender glabrous stems to 1 m long and 0,5-0,7 mm Ø; leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets long, narrow, with very strong midrib; inflorescence long; calyx brown-hairy, corolla white-hairy, pink or mauve; pod unknown.
Ecology : Savanna; 1700 m alt.
  Very close to O. unicostata. Known only from the type collected in 1948 (de Witte 3499).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 62675
Record n°62675
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