African Plant Database


Pseudeminia comosa (Baker) Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Pseudeminia
Basionym : Rhynchosia comosa Baker
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia comosa Baker
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema urostachyum Harms (1933)
=Eriosema lobophyllum Harms (1936)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Trailing or climbing robust perennial herb, 2-9 m long, when prostrate often forming spreading tangled mats; rootstock ruberous; stems slightly ridged, densely golden-hairy;
Ecology : Miombo woodland, Julbernardia-Brachystegia and Combretum-Terminalia transition woodland, and bushland; cultivations; 500-1800 m alt.
  Variable in denseness of inflorescence: from lax to extremely dense.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 24: 395 (1970)
 
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