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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Eriosema (1)

            Epithet: psoraleoides (Lam.) G.Don (1)

Synonyms: Crotalaria psoraleoides Lam., Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. & Perr.) Hook.f., Eriosema proschii Briq., Rhynchosia cajanoides Guill. & Perr., Rhynchosia psoraleoides (Lam.) DC.

proschii => in honor of Roderich de Prosch (1866-1910), plant collector in Zambia

psoraleoides => resembling Psoralea

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Eriosema psoraleoides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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