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Common name

English: Vogel's tephrosia

Mandarin: 西非灰毛豆 (xi fei hui mao dou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2494)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2108)

      Order: Fabales (237)

        Family: Fabaceae (237)(family description)

          Genus: Tephrosia (2)

            Epithet: vogelii Hook.f. (1)

vogelii => in honor of Dr. Theodore Vogel, botanist to the voyage of the expedition sent by Her Britannic Majesty to the river Niger in 1841

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Tephrosia vogelii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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