African Plant Database

Aeschynomene heurckeana Baker
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20(126): 130 (1883)
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene dissitiflora Baker (1897)
=Aeschynomene filipes Baill. (1884)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, erect, spreading or trailing subshrub 0,6-4,5 m long or tall; sems glabrescent to densely covered with short tubercular-based hairs; stipules large; flower bracts lobed.
Ecology : Grassland; secondary bushland; marshes; along streams; humid forest gallery; fallow land; fringing woodland; Mitragyna-Syzygium swamp forest edges; fringing evergreen forest; 1050-2200 m alt.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub, Vine; Subhumid; Grassland, Woodland, Freshwater Wetland, Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°63446
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