Aeschynomene schliebenii Harms
var. mossambicensis (Baker f.) Verdc.

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Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

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Synonyms: Aeschynomene nyikensis Baker var. mossambicensis Baker f.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree. Bark with reddish-brown powdery coating; young branches pubescent. Leaves clustered, 2-20 mm long, pinnate with 10-12 pairs of lanceolate to linear-oblong leaflets, often glandular-ciliate; main vein towards one side. Flowers in short axillary inflorescences, yellow, often with purple lines on the standard. Pods with 1-2 semicircular segments, each c. 9 × 5 mm, puberulous.
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Habitat: Occurring in woodland, often on rocky slopes.
Altitude range: (metres) 480 - 2200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Images last updated: Thursday 21 January 2010
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 152.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 246.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 103 - 104.


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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: Aeschynomene schliebenii var. mossambicensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130600, retrieved 18 November 2017

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