Melolobium aethiopicum

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Melolobium aethiopicum


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Genisteae
Genus: Melolobium
Species: Melolobium aethiopicum



Melolobium aethiopicum (L.) Druce, 1814


  • Cytisus aethiopicus L.
  • Dichilus spicatus E.Mey.
  • Lotus cernuus (L.) Desr.
  • Melolobium cernuum (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Melolobium spicatum (E.Mey.) Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Ononis aethiopica (L.) Burm.f.
  • Ononis cernua L.
  • Sphingium spicatum E.Mey.
  • Trigonella hirsuta Thunb.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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