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, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aeschynomene nyassana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130570, retrieved 16 July 2019

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