African Plant Database

Eriosema welwitschii Hiern ex Baker f.
Protologue : J. Bot. 33: 229 (1895) 
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Statuts nomenclatural : status doubtful
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker var. rhynchosioides
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker var. rhynchosioides
=Eriosema rhynchosioides Baker
=Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f. var. terniflorum
=Eriosema terniflorum Hiern ex Baker f.
=Eriosema antunesii Harms (1917)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf perennial herb with decumbent, ascending or suberect, tenacious stems becoming woody at the base, 7,5-15 cm long, tawny, softly and shortly pubescent, branched.
Ecology : Not uncommon in sandy sparingly grassy situations at stream banks.
  Allied to E. procumbens Benth. ex Bak. f., a common herb in Madagascar. Is perhaps a synonym under E. rhynchosioides.
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