African Plant Database

Tephrosia candida DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 249 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Robinia candida (DC.) Roxb. (1832)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-3 m tall, much-branched, bushy with greyih- or brown-tomentose stems.
Ecology : Native of NE India; cultivated in tropical countries (fertilizing crop, ornamental, fish poison).
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Subhumid; Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 74 (1949).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 67860
Record n°67860
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