African Plant Database

Aeschynomene siifolia Welw. ex Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 151 (1871)
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Strictly erect herb 0,9-1,5 m tall; stem sub-simple, very rough with acute crowded papillae (but in the upper part nearly smooth on dried specimens); leaves, especially the stem ones, rather resembling those of some species of Sium; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Damp places amidst reeds; in Phoenix reclinata groves; marshy banks of river; dry grassland; ± 1200 m alt.
  Near but perhaps different from A. nyassana.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 63476
Record n°63476
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