African Plant Database

Eriosema englerianum Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 41 (1907)
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema hockii De Wild. (1913)
=Eriosema flemingioides var. rhodesica L. Bolus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub with at first to 20 leafless flowering branches 15-22 cm tall from a woody rootstock 2,5-3,5 cm Ø; later developing leafy, slightly ramose stems to 0,6-2 m tall, 10 mm Ø, covered with a dense velvety whitish tomentum. Flowering after fires.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; open forest; Brachystegia-Isoberlinia, Brachystegia-Uapaca, Acacia-chipya or semi chipya woodlands; Annona, Protea, Ozoroa assocations by dambo; Protea grassland; granitic sandveld; 480-1650 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
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Record n°69151
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