African Plant Database


Sophora velutina subsp. zimbabweensis J. B. Gillett & Brummitt
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Sophora
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub c. 2,5 m tall, much-branched from the base; leafets densely-appressed pubescent beneath; flowers creamy white; only young pod known?
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Ecology : Woodland on a hillside on rather stony red soil, in association with Podranea, Capparis tomentosa, Catha edulis, Combretum spp., Acacia nilotica, Brachystegia spiciformis, Dichrostachys cinerea, Vernonia cistifolia, Leonotis nepetifolia, etc...
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  Native or introduced? Known from only 2 isolated populations near Zimbabwe ruins. [see more in the book]

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kirkia 5[2]: 259-270 (1966).
 
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Record n°65900
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