African Plant Database

Neorautanenia mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Neorautanenia
Basionym : Dolichos mitis A. Rich.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos mitis A. Rich. (1847)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Neorautanenia amboensis Schinz (1899)
=Neorautanenia edulis C.A. Sm. (1932)
=Neorautanenia seineri (Harms) C.A. Sm.
=Dolichos seineri Harms (1911)
=Dolichos orbicularis (Welw. ex Baker) Baker f.
=Neorautanenia orbicularis (Welw. ex Baker) Torre
=Cacara orbicularis (Welw. ex Baker) Hiern
=Pachyrhizus orbicularis Welw. ex Baker (1871)
=Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza (Harms) Milne-Redh.
=Dolichos pseudopachyrhizus Harms (1899)
=Dolichos pseudopachyrhizus var. kilimandscharicus Harms
=Dolichos pseudopachyrhizus var. subintegrifolius Harms
=Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza var. ellenbeckii (Harms) Cufod.
=Dolichos ellenbeckii Harms (1904)
=Pueraria hochstetteri Chiov. (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrubby herb, erect, climbing, scrambling or entirely prostrate, 0,9-2,4(-10,8) m long; rootstock tuberous, often conical, frequently more than 40 cm Ø und with weight of 10-15 kg;
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Ecology : Grassland, bushland, (open) woodland, often in rocky places (Ethiopia, E. Africa), Brachystegia, Acacia-Terminalia, Acacia-Combretum, mopane and chipya woodlands on Kalahari sand, bushland with scattered trees, grassland, etc...
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:241 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 347 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Tibini S., T.S. Manyelo & A. Moteetee (2019). Taxonomic notes on the genus Neorautanenia (Fabaceae-Phaseoleae) Bothalia 49(1): 1-9
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