African Plant Database


Sesbania rostrata Bremek. & Oberm.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Transvaal Mus. 16: 419 (1935)
Information on the genus : Sesbania
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sesbania hirticalyx Cronquist (1952)
=*Sesbania pachycarpa auct. sensu DC. p.p., Berhaut (1953), Hepper in F.W.T.A. II (1958), non DC. emend. Guill. & Perr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect robust softly woody annual or biennial herb 1-3 m tall, not aculeate; stems pithy, to 15 mm thick, sparsely pilose at first, later glabrescent with vertical rows of pustules above the leaf-axils which produce curious warty outgrowths on older stems.
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Ecology : Marshes; edges of shallow ponds; apparently always local and nowhere abundant; flood-plains; muddy river-banks; lightly wooded (mopane) grassland; growing in up to 1 m of water, mud or thin peat overlying clay; rice-fields; etc...
  Botswana; Namibia (Okavango area; not Caprivi Strip); Madagascar.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; Dry, Subarid; Freshwater Wetland, Saline Wetland, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: 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 Jstor_African Plant Initiative
    see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
    see under The International Plant Name Index
    see under Catalogue de Madagascar
    see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
     
    Map
    carte afrique num 68370
     
    Record n°68370
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