African Plant Database

Erythrophysa septentrionalis Verdc.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 58: 201 (1962)
Information on the genus : Erythrophysa
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or bushy tree 1,3-4 m tall, glabrous or ± pubescent; young branchlets purplish-violet; leaves 1,5-3,5 cm long, of 5-7 leaflets obovate-elliptic 0,3-2x0,2-1cm, rhachis narrowly winged.
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Ecology : Mixed bushland of Acacia, Commiphora, Terminalia polycarpa on red sandy soil, with a rich shrub and forb layer; occasional on gravelly soil; 600-800 m alt.
  Collected only 5 times (1989) in a restricted area (Ogaden, Ethiopia).
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Record n°91049 modified 2006-12-11
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