Eriosema affine De Wild.

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Eriosema affine

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Eriosema affine

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Eriosema affine

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Eriosema affine

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect branched perennial, 0.5-1.8 m. Branches blackish and rigid, greyish pubescent when young. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic to obovate-oblong, 4-8 cm long, green and sparsely pubescent above, densely silvery tomentose below with prominent veining and numerous small orange glands present. Flowers in numerous axillary, paniculate clusters, often on leafless branches, bright yellow with reddish-brown on the outside of the standard. Pods elliptic-oblong, up to 3-1.2 cm, densely matted with yellowish or silvery-grey hairs and numerous small glands.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: affine: related to or allied to
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland, scrub and grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 700 - 1620 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Images last updated: Wednesday 17 January 2007
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 157.

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 37.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 247.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 215 - 216.


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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: Eriosema affine.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131950, retrieved 18 November 2017

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