African Plant Database

Aeschynomene megalophylla Harms
Protologue : Fedde, Repert. Nov. Sp. viii. 355 (1910). 8: 355 (1910)
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,2-6 m tall; bark brown, smooth with conspicuous white lenticels; stems densely covered with short glandular tubercular-based hairs or glabrous; older stems appearing jointed at the nodes due to the scars formed by the deciduous stipules.
Ecology : Secondary forest and edges of Widdringtonia relict patches; forest-woodland boundaries; scrubland on rocky grass slopes and ridges; 1400-2550 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°63511
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