Aeschynomene fulgida Baker

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Aeschynomene fulgida

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Sep 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene fulgida

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Sep 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene fulgida

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Sep 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene fulgida

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Sep 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

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Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub 0.6-3.6 m tall, Stems covered with dense, viscid, tubercular-based hairs, later glabrescent or practically glabrous and ridged. Leaves 16-70 foliolate. Inflorescence axillary and/or terminal, branched or simple, sometimes aggregated to form leaf panicles.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: fulgida: fulgens, fulgidus = brightly coloured
Habitat: Riverine marshes and banks, seeps.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1680 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Mc,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Literature:

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 100.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene fulgida
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Aeschynomene fulgida
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aeschynomene fulgida
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aeschynomene fulgida
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aeschynomene fulgida
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aeschynomene fulgida
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aeschynomene fulgida
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aeschynomene fulgida
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeschynomene fulgida
Ispot Southern Africa: Aeschynomene fulgida
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeschynomene fulgida
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeschynomene fulgida
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene fulgida
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeschynomene fulgida
Tropicos: Aeschynomene fulgida


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aeschynomene fulgida.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=195760, retrieved 12 December 2017

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