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Image of <i>Eriosema <i>chrysadenium</i></i> Taub. var. chrysadenium
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Eriosema chrysadenium Taub. var. chrysadenium

Description

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Erect perennial herb, 7 to 40 cm, growing from a woody rootstock, or a series of small tubers. Stems covered in short hairs, mixed with longer glandular hairs. Leaves 1-foliolate, more or less broadly ovate to almost round, more or less velvety on both surfaces, many of the hairs yellowish and glandular based, venation prominent below, often reddish-brown. Flowers in terminal and axillary racemes on a long, glandular hairy peduncle. Standard dark blackish purple-brown outside, creamy-pink with darker reddish-purple lines inside; keel creamy, sometimes tipped with red. Pods c. 1.2 × 9 mm, obliquely oblong, covered in short and long hairs and sparse glands.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Eriosema chrysadenium Taub.
var. chrysadenium Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131980
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Cameroon, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
license
cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Eriosema chrysadenium Taub.
var. chrysadenium Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131980
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe