David J. Du Puy - M683 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Tephrosia isaloensis Du Puy & Labat Family: Fabaceae Determined By: Du Puy & Labat, 2002, TYPE
Collection Information
Collectors David J. Du Puy, Jean-Noël Labat & S. Comtet
Collector Team David J. Du Puy
Jean-Noël Labat
S. Comtet
Collection Number M683
Collection Date 1 Dec 1993
Location Madagascar, Fianarantsoa
Keywords Isalo PN
Coordinate 22°25'S 045°16'E (-22.4166667, 45.2666667)
Elevation 840 m
Herbaria MO, P, TAN
Description A slender, very lax, leggy shrublet growing amongstgrasses, with few stems reaching up to 1.5 m tall, green,rounded becoming somewhat flattened, arising from asmall woody rootstock. Flowers in a terminal pseudoraceme-likeinflorescence towards the tip of the stem. Leaves few, with 1,3 (5) leaflets, thinly coriaceous, narrow. Flowers mauvepink, sometimes paler, the wings and keel deeper in colour,the standard with a pale green basal eye. Standard petalalmost glabrous behind. Pods straw-coloured, splitting into2 spiralling valves; seeds pale brown, reniform, compressed.
Locality Isalo Massif, SW of Ranohira, south side of Route Nationale 7
Specimen Condition flower, mature fruit
Projects: Madagascar

Type Specimens Barcodes/Accession Numbers
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MO MO-718033 5074515 sheet


Du Puy - M683 - Madagascar

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