African Plant Database

Rhynchosia orthobotrya Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 390 (1917)
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia gorsii Berhaut
=*Rhynchosia imbricata auct. Hauman
=Rhynchosia karaguensis Harms (1917)
=*Rhynchosia viscosa auct. Brenan
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial sticky erect herb or undershrub 0,6-1,3 m tall, more rarely a twiner 0,9-1,5 m long; stem pubescent and also with longer glandular-based hairs.
Ecology : Grassland; bushland; often on rocky hill-tops; eroded hard-pan slopes; woodland with Combretum collinum, C. molle, Annona senegalensis; forest with Isoberlina; cultivations; screes; 900(? and less)-2100 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 66852
Record n°66852
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