Aeschynomene glauca R.E. Fr.

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Aeschynomene glauca

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene glauca

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene glauca

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene glauca

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

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Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Erect subshrub, stems 10-40 cm tall, from woody rootstock, usually flowering after burns. Stems at first with tubercular-based hairs, later ± glabrous. Leaves 12-24 foliolate. Stipules appendaged at base. Inflorescences axillary, several- to 10-flowered, sometimes branched. Bracts persistent or tardily dehiscent. Articles of fruit glabrous.
Type location:
Zambia, Lake Bangweulu
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: glauca (glaucous): light sea-green
Habitat: Miombo woodland, dry-evergreen forest, dambo.
Altitude range: 600 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Sep
Worldwide distribution: Regional: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique; DR Congo, Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc,C
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Content last updated: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Literature:

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 95.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 96.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene glauca
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeschynomene glauca
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene glauca
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeschynomene glauca
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aeschynomene glauca.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=183130, retrieved 18 December 2017

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