Tephrosia dasyphylla Welw. ex Baker
subsp. dasyphylla

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Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga

Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga

Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga

Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga

Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga

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Synonyms: Tephrosia luembensis De Wild.
Tephrosia subfalcato-stipulata De Wild.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex up to 35(50) cm high. Stems mostly unbranched, with more or less spreading brownish woolly hairs. Leaves mostly 3-foliolate, sometimes unifoliolate or 5-foliolate leaves present; leaflets linear-oblong or very narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblanceolate, green and hairless above, densely grey or whitish hairy beneath; stipules up to 15 mm, linear-triangular. Flowers in dense terminal heads, often also in the upper axils. Calyx up to c. 12 mm long, with appressed grey or brown hairs. Standard and wings up to c. 28 mm long, pink, mauve or pale purple, rarely bluish; standard brown pubescent outside. Ovary and style pubescent. Pods 35-55 mm long, oblong, with golden-brown hairs.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Grassland, miombo woodland and fringing forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1700 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC (Katanga), Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 4 September 2011
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 198 - 199.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 169.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 227.


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Flora of Malawi: Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla
Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla
Flora of Zambia: Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tephrosia dasyphylla
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Ispot Southern Africa: Tephrosia dasyphylla
JSTOR Plant Science: Tephrosia dasyphylla
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tephrosia dasyphylla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tephrosia dasyphylla
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tephrosia dasyphylla
Tropicos: Tephrosia dasyphylla


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tephrosia dasyphylla subsp. dasyphylla.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129630, retrieved 12 December 2017

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