African Plant Database

Rhynchosia nyasica Baker
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 263 (1897)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia imbricata Baker (1897)
=Rhynchosia glutinosa Harms (1899)
=Rhynchosia kerstingii Harms (1913)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial somewhat sticky erect, rarely prostrate herb or subshrub with several stems 0,3-1 m tall, from a woody rootstock; stems pubescent and glandular.
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Ecology : Grassland with scattered trees; Acacia semi-desert thicket; open woodland with Combretum collinum, C. molle, Steganotaenia araliacea, etc. on rocky outcrop; lateritic blocks on slope; savanna with Monotes kerstingii on sand; deep soil in gallery; etc...
  Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:244 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: (1992).
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