Aeschynomene nyassana Taub.

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Aeschynomene nyassana

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene nyassana

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene nyassana

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene nyassana

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene nyassana

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Feb 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Aeschynomene nyassana

Salujinga
Nov 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect shrub or subshrub up to 3 m tall, with a woody rootstock, frequently flowering after burns. Stems glabrous to densely viscid-pubescent or scabrid. Leaves 14-80-foliolate. Inflorescence terminal, mostly well-branched and many-flowered.
Type location:
Malawi
Notes: Red data list status: Widespread: Least concern
Derivation of specific name: nyassana: of Nyasaland (now Malawi).
Habitat: Miombo woodland, dambo margin, rocky terrain.
Altitude range: 60 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe; DR Congo, Tanzania, South Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc,C
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Content last updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017
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 151.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3.

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

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 46.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 63 - 114. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aeschynomene nyassana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130570, retrieved 23 January 2021

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