African Plant Database

Rhynchosia gansole Chiov.
Protologue : Atti Reale Accad. Italia, Mem. Cl. Sci. Fis. 11:
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 3 m tall, with spreading or rambling branches; bark grey to brownish; branchlets terete, rather sparsely pubescent with short hairs or subglabrous, and with ± numerous sessile yellow glands; ripe fruit and ripe seeds unknown.
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Ecology : Fairly widespread and locally frequent species of deciduous bushlands on red sand; area with Acacia spp., Commiphora spp., Euphorbia cuneata, Jatropha sp., Balanites orbicularis; also growing with Indigofera eremophila, I. ogadensis, etc...
  First collected in 1891; then in 1979, 1985, 1987.
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carte afrique num 66829
Record n°66829
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