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List of names matching "Eriosema glomeratum"
Status Name
accepted Eriosema glomeratum (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.

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Eriosema glomeratum

Accepted name

Eriosema glomeratum (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.1


Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Eriosema


Perennial non-climbing herb;  not threatened


Toxins2; Food and Drink3

Geographical records

Africa4, 5:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Benin(N)5, Cameroon(N)6, Central African Republic(N)7, Chad(N)8, Ghana(N)6, Guinea(N)6, Ivory Coast(N)6, Kenya(N)1, Liberia(N)6, Mali(N)4, Nigeria(N)6, Senegal(N)1, Sierra Leone(N)6, Sudan(N)7, Tanzania(N)1, The Gambia(N)6, Togo(N)6, Uganda(N)1, Zaire(N)1, Zambia(N)1
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian grassland1; Sudanian grasslands1; Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket1; Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; grassland1

Literature citations

Description1, 3;  Illustration9


1993 Polhill RM;     Coordinator: 2001-03 van der Maesen


1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Verdcourt, B. & Trump, E.C. (1969) Common Poisonous Plants of East Africa
3:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954) Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae
4:Boudet, G. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1986) Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. IEMVPT Et. +Syn. 16.
5:van der Maesen, L.J.G. (2001) Personal Communication.
6:Hepper, F.N. (1958) Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R.W.J.
7:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
8:Lebrun, J.-P. et al (1972) IEMVPT Et. Bot. 1, Catalogue des Plant. Vasc. du Tchad Meridional
9:Staner, P. & de Craene, A. (1934) Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., ser. VI, 1: 37-92. Eriosema Congo Belg

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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