African Plant Database

Eriosema glomeratum (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.
Protologue : Niger Fl. [W. J. Hooker]. 313 (1849)
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Basionym : Rhynchosia glomerata Guill. & Perr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia glomerata Guill. & Perr.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema glomeratum var. elongatum (Baill.) Baker
=Eriosema elongatum Baill. (1866)
=Eriosema glomeratum var. reticulatum Staner & De Craene
=Eriosema glomeratum var. overlaetii Staner & De Craene
=Eriosema sericeum Baker (1871)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branched erect or low growing subshrubby herb (0,2-)0,3-1,2(-2,4) m tall; branches ± triangular, leafy, covered with long spreading and also some shorter hairs.
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Ecology : Grassland; grassland with scattered trees often seasonally burnt; at edges of coconut plantations; scrub on coral and sandy soils; sandy soil in savanna; marigot edges; moist places in savanna (grassy and wooded); waste places; clearings; etc...
  Very variable.
  Not in Zambia; nor Madagascar, Mascarenes.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°69155 modified 2007-04-02
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