African Plant Database


Flemingia grahamiana Wight & Arn.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 242 (1834)
Information on the genus : Flemingia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Moghania grahamiana (Wight & Arn.) Kuntze
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema erythrocarpon Beck
=Moghania rhodocarpa (Baker) Hauman
=Flemingia rhodocarpa Baker
=Moghania rhodocarpa var. hockii (De Wild.) Hauman
=Flemingia hockii De Wild. (1913)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb or scarcely woody subshrub, erect or occasionally subscandent, 0,3-1,8 m tall; stems at first silky greyish or fulvous hairy, later glabrescent.
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Ecology : Grassland, grassland with scattered trees; Brachystegia woodland; sometimes near swamps and streams; common in places; rocky places; mushitu vegetation; lake shore margins; dambo; miombo; chipya woodlands; hillsides; termite mounds; etc..
  S. Africa, Swaziland; India.
  A revision of the Asiatic species of Flemingia is needed; in India F. grahamiana is often close to F. macrophylla (Willd.) Kuntze ex Merr.

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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Map
carte afrique num 69541
 
Record n°69541
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