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Tephrosia huillensis sensu Suess. & Merxm.
Description: Small shrub, up to c. 1 m tall. Young branches densely covered in spreading or somewhat appressed brown hairs. Leaves paripinnate with 5-8 pairs of leaflets, leaflets oblanceolate-oblong, pubescent on both surfaces, shortly mucronate at the apex; margin entire. Inflorescence lax, terminal, up to 20 cm long; flowers purple with calyx densely covered in brown hairs. Pods 2.5-3.5 cm long, velvety on the margins only. See also subsp.
Notes: Recorded only from the Marondera and Makoni Districts of Zimbabwe. Earlier lists, such as 'A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants' give division S for this taxon as well as C.
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Habitat: Normally near granite outcrops.
Altitude range: (metres)
Worldwide distribution: C Zimbabwe
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 193 - 195. Comments
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Other sources of information about Tephrosia rupicola subsp. rupicola: External websites: African Plants: A Photo Guide
Tephrosia rupicola Biodiversity Explorer
(Biodiversity of southern Africa):
Tephrosia rupicola BHL
(Biodiversity Heritage Library):
Tephrosia rupicola EOL
(Encyclopedia of Life):
Tephrosia rupicola ePIC
(electronic Plant Information Center):
Tephrosia rupicola Flora Zambesiaca
Tephrosia rupicola GBIF
(Global Biodiversity Information Facility):
Tephrosia rupicola Google
(Germplasm Resources Information Network):
Tephrosia rupicola IPNI
(International Plant Names Index):
Tephrosia rupicola Ispot Southern Africa
Tephrosia rupicola JSTOR Plant Science
Tephrosia rupicola Kew Herbarium catalogue
Tephrosia rupicola Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
Tephrosia rupicola The Plant List (version 1.1)
Tephrosia rupicola Tropicos
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tephrosia rupicola subsp. rupicola.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129990, retrieved 18 January 2017
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