African Plant Database

Rhynchosia sublobata (Schumach. & Thonn.) Meikle
Protologue : Kew Bull. 6(2): 176 (1951)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Glycine sublobata Schumach. & Thonn.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine sublobata Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia caribaea auct.
=Rhynchosia melanosperma Klotzsch
=Rhynchosia katangensis De Wild. (1904)
=*Rhynchosia macinaca A. Chev. (1920)
=Rhynchosia transjubensis Chiov. (1932)
=Rhynchosia inflata Bojer (1837)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial prostrate or climbing herb to ± 2 m long from a long stout woody rootstock; stems slender, glabrescent to densely pubescent.
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Ecology : Grassland; grassland with scattered trees; bushland; woodland; abandoned cultivations; humid and shady places; sandy soils; banded vegetation; laterite; clearings; dambo and seasonally swampy grassland beside rivers; etc...
  Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa; Comoro Islands; Madagascar; Yemen.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Liana; Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Thicket, Woodland, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:245 (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
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