African Plant Database

Tephrosia radicans Welw.
Protologue : In Sched. (1860)
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tephrosia rensburgii Verdc. (1952)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a stout woody vertical stock and a taproot; stems copiously branched, slender prostate, 0,6-1,6 m long, often forming a mat; hairs spreading to 1,5 mm long. Aspect of a Medicago.
Ecology : Grassland, especially on sand; open ground, grassy places; damp meadows; roadsides, disturbed ground; 450-1800 alt.
  S. Africa, Namibia.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°67728 modified 2020-02-18
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