African Plant Database

Eriosema buchananii Baker f.
Information on the genus : Eriosema
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriosema buchananii Baker f. var. buchananii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriosema richardii var. ovatum Staner & De Craene
Taxon infra-specific
Eriosema buchananii Baker f. var. buchananii
Eriosema buchananii var. subprostratum Verdc.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial subshrubby herb 0,1-1,5 m tall, from a woody rootstock; branches erect or decumbent, densely covered with spreading ferruginous hairs.
Ecology : Grassland; grassland with scattered trees; burnt-out forest patches with Pteridium; cultivated land; grassland with Protea or other shrubs; swampy grassland; streamsides; 1300-2565 m alt.
  S. Africa (var. buchananii).
  Comprises 2 vars (worth retaining ?).
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Record n°177098
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