African Plant Database

Aeschynomene aphylla Wild
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1953, 95 (1953)
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branched shrub 0,6-1 m tall; young stems densely covered with stout tubercular-based glandular hairs which become stiffer on the older shoots; older stems glabrescent, purplish and slightly ridged;
Ecology : Grassland and scrub, by streams; 1170-1800 m alt.
  Very closely related to A. inyangensis , with very similar ecology; also a heather-like habit very reminiscent of Erica, Stoebe, Cliffortia spp.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°63425
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