African Plant Database

Tephrosia micrantha J. B. Gillett
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 41 (1961)
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual to biennial herb with a fairly stout taproot and usually tufted habit with several ascending, much-branched stems 10-25 cm tall, or sometimes ± mot-forming with more elongate ± procumbent branches to 30 cm long;
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Ecology : Fire-swept deciduous woodland, especially on sandy ground; open Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland; abundant on gravelly soil in Brachystegia boehmii grassland; waste ground by roadside; compacted soil in Julbernardia scrub woodland; etc...
  Some variation exists in this species.
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carte afrique num 67936
Record n°67936
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