African Plant Database

Aeschynomene fulgida Welw. ex Baker
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene arbuscula Baker f. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched shrub or undershrub 0,6-3,6 m tall; stems to 7 cm Ø covered with dense viscid tubercular-based hairs, later glabrescent; flowers of a fulgid-orange colour when fresh (?the most beautiful Aeschynomene).
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Ecology : Wet ditch; riverine marshes and banks; dambos; swamp forest and evergreen forest margins; sometimes in very swampy places; even in standing water; sometimes abundant on bushy slopes, on mica-schist; grassy savannas; ...
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carte afrique num 63440
Record n°63440
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