African Plant Database

Tephrosia anomala Thulin
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 10(3): 273 (1990)
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub; young stems ribbed, densely pubescent with short spreading white hairs; old stems glabrous, dark brown, lenticellate; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Red, stony soil on hill with Calliandra gilbertii; ±300 m alt.
  The slender, terete style with a recurved tip, and with long spreading hairs all around seems to be unique among the African species; perhaps a similarity is possible with American species; Calliandra gilbertii and Bourreria lyciacea from SW Somalia h
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 67761
Record n°67761
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