African Plant Database

Tephrosia lupinifolia DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 255 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Galega lupinifolia Burch.
 Cracca lupinifolia (DC.) Kuntze
 Lupinophyllum lupinifolium (DC.) Hutch.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tephrosia laevigata Welw. ex Baker (1871)
=Tephrosia digitata DC. (1825)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or pennenial herb, prostate or wide-spreading procumbent or climbing, 30-80 cm long; young stems often yellowish pubescent; leaves 3-5 (-7)-palmate; roots tuberous;
Ecology : Grassy shortly-bushy hills; open sandy places; drier sea-sands; often in cultivations; 0-1900 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:248 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 74 (1949).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 104 (1985).
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