African Plant Database

Rhynchosia resinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 218 (1871)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Fagelia resinosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fagelia resinosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia mildbraedii Harms
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Mostly woody viscid scrambler 1,8-7,5 m long or ± erect shrub 0,6-1,5 m tall; stems covered with dense short glandular hairs, later glabrescent, reddish and often fissured.
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Ecology : Ravine forest; bushland; grassland with scattered trees; thickets; scrub; sometimes on termite mounds; Brachystegia woodland; cultivations; waste ground; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea; forest edge; etc...
  S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • 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
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