African Plant Database

Rhynchosia malacophylla (Spreng.) Bojer
Protologue : Hortus Maurit. 104 (1837)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Glycine malacophylla Spreng.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine malacophylla Spreng. (1827)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Glycine mollis Hook.
=Rhynchosia caribaea auct.
=Rhynchosia sennaarensis Hochst. ex Schweinf.
=*Rhynchosia hookeri G. Don
=Rhynchosia sennaarensis var. flavissima Schweinf.
=Rhynchosia flavissima Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial trailing or climbing herb 0,3-3 m long from a woody rootstock; stems woody at the base, ridged, glabrous or pubescent.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland; Acacia scrub; sometimes in plantations; 0-2350 m alt.
  Egypt; Yemen.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 358 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 66843
Record n°66843
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