African Plant Database


Pseudeminia mendoncae (Torre) Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Pseudeminia
Basionym : Rhynchosia mendoncae Torre
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia mendoncae Torre (1965)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect subshrub 1-1,5 m tall; stems and branches striate, densely golden-hairy; leaflets velvetty, large (9-13x7-11 cm); flowers purplish blue in very dense velvety hirsute inflorescences; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Resembling to P. muxiriae but stems more densely hairy and leaflets larger. Known only from the type collected in 1937 (Exell & Mendonça 3067).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 24: 397 (1970)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 70837
 
Record n°70837
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