African Plant Database

Dolichos trinervatus Baker
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 262 (1897)
Information on the genus : Dolichos
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dolichos pratorum Harms (1917)
=Dolichos tricostatus Baker
=Dolichos trinervis De Wild. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial plant, 0,3-0,8(-1,3) m tall, from a stout woody rootstock 10-20 x 2 cm; stems several, cylindrical, not or sparsely branched near the apex, ± appressed-tomentose to pubescent with yellowish hairs. Seeds known!
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; savanna; miombo- or Uapaca-woodland; Hyparrhenia open woodland; granite and limestone outcrops; dambo margins, near rivers and waterfalls; 450-2100 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 325 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 62992
Record n°62992
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