African Plant Database

Tephrosia nana Kotschy ex Schweinf.
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tephrosia barbigera Welw. ex Baker
=Tephrosia polysperma Baker (1871)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short - lived perennial herb 0,2 - 1, 5 m tall; stems rusty hirsute, the longer hairs often to 2 mm long.
Ecology : Grassland; swamps; river banks; lateritic and clayey soils; woodland; cultivations; footpath sides; disturbed places; 800 (and probably less - 1800 m alt). Very common in Zaire.

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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 67823
Record n°67823
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