1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Rhynchosia Lour.
      1. Species: Rhynchosia congensis Baker
        1. Rhynchosia congensis subsp. orientalis Verdc.

        This subspecies is accepted, and is native to Kenya and Tanzania..

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; grassland.
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Rhynchosia congensis subsp. orientalis Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 1983 Robertson, S.A. [3358], Kenya K000058904
    Aug 1, 1970 Graham, R.M. [606], Kenya K000058910
    Aug 1, 1970 Graham, R.M. [2066], Kenya K000058911
    Aug 1, 1970 Kirk, J. [10], Kenya K000058906
    Aug 1, 1970 Tweedie [1051], Kenya K000058905
    Aug 1, 1970 Jeffery, G.W. [390], Kenya K000058907
    Aug 1, 1970 s.coll. [7807], Kenya K000058913
    Aug 1, 1970 Brand, E. [s.n.], Kenya K000058912
    Luke, P.A. [3570], Kenya K000058903

    First published in Kew Bull. 25: 70 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0