Aeschynomene glauca R.E. Fr.

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Aeschynomene glauca

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: between rocks and Peter's dambo road

Aeschynomene glauca

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: between rocks and Peter's dambo road

Aeschynomene glauca

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: between rocks and Peter's dambo road

Aeschynomene glauca

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: between rocks and Peter's dambo road

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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.
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Derivation of specific name: glauca (glaucous): light sea-green
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Flowering time:Sep
Worldwide distribution: Regional: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique; DR Congo, Tanzania
Mozambique distribution: N,T
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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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Flora of Malawi: Aeschynomene glauca
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene glauca
African Plant Database: Aeschynomene glauca
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aeschynomene glauca
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aeschynomene glauca
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aeschynomene glauca
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aeschynomene glauca
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aeschynomene glauca
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aeschynomene glauca
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeschynomene glauca
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeschynomene glauca
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeschynomene glauca
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene glauca
Plants of the World Online: Aeschynomene glauca
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeschynomene glauca
Tropicos: Aeschynomene glauca
Wikipedia: Aeschynomene glauca


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Aeschynomene glauca.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=183130, retrieved 24 August 2019

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