African Plant Database


Rhynchosia heterophylla Hauman
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 103 (1955)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect subshrub ±60 cm tall, with several erect shoots from a stout woody rootstock, usually appearing after burning; stems stout or slender, pubescent and with dark red glands; branches 20-30 cm long.
Ecology : Brachystegia, Diplorhynchus secondary woodland; Brachystegia, Isoberlinia woodland; plateau woodland on laterite; rocky hills; wooded savanna; 900-1300 m alt.
  Some forms are erect, of characteristic yellow-green color (in life and dry) with stems densely shortly pubescent.
  First collection in 1911, second in 1938, etc.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 66832
 
Record n°66832
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