African Plant Database

Rhynchosia castroi Baker f.
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrubby herb from a woody rootstock with main stems prostrate or semiscandent, ± woody, pale or darker, 3-4 mm Ø, grooved, sparsely to densely pubescent, aromatic; leafy shoots ± erect.
Ecology : Kalahari sand woodland; Acacia and Brachystegia woodland on sandy soil; dry ground; 1000-1700 m alt.
  Intermediates R. nyasica-R. castroi are known.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 66812
Record n°66812
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