Tylosema fassoglense (Kotschy ex Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc.

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Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd near Altar Site, Mutare

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Mark Hyde
The former Gletwyn Farm, NE Harare

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Mark Hyde
The former Gletwyn Farm, NE Harare

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Luna Rd, Harare

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Monavale Vlei

Tylosema fassoglense

Picture: Mark Hyde
New Years Gift Estate, Chipinge district

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Synonyms: Bauhinia fassoglensis Schweinf.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Large creeper, which sometimes scrambles over other vegetation. The radiating stems reach up to 6 m long and grow from a large underground tuber.
Type location:
Sudan
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: fassoglense: of Fazoghli, a place in Sudan, where the type specimen was collected
Habitat: Thicket margins, scrub
Altitude range: Up to 1700 m
Flowering time:Sep - Oct(-Jan)
Worldwide distribution: Sudan and Ethiopia south through East Africa to Angola and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp,N,E,Lk,S
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 86 - 87. (Includes a picture).

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 50 - 51. (Includes a picture).

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 26 - 29. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 270. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 213.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 54, plate 79 as T. fassoglensis

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 73.

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Flora of Botswana: Tylosema fassoglense
Flora of Malawi: Tylosema fassoglense
Flora of Mozambique: Tylosema fassoglense
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tylosema fassoglense

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Tylosema fassoglense.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126840, retrieved 26 May 2019

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