African Plant Database


Rhynchosia albissima Gand.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia albomarginata Chiov. (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect subshrub or woody herb 0,3-2 m tall; stems pubescent, the younger parts usually covered with a dense grey or silvery velvety tomentum.
Ecology : Woodland; grassland with scattered trees often on black cotton soil; floodplain alluvium; pan margins; scrub mopane on stony ground; cultivated fields; 0-1200 m alt.
  NE S. Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 137 (1921).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 66716
 
Record n°66716
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