Aeschynomene ruspoliana Harms



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1893

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Ethiopia (southern)


Biology & Ecology










Contu, S. 2012. Aeschynomene ruspoliana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T19892137A20003983. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.

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Gillett, J.B. 1958. Trifolium somalense: A clover with tuberous roots. Kew Bulletin 13(3): 444-446.

Hedberg, I. and Edwards, S. (eds.). 1989. Flora of Ethiopia: Volume 3 Pittosporaceae to Araliaceae. Addis Ababa University and University of Uppsala, Addis Ababa and Asmara.

Kelbessa, E., Demissew, S., Woldu, Z. and Edwards, S. 1992. Some threatened endemic plants of Ethiopia. Botany 2000: East and Central Africa, pp. 35-55.

Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds.). 1998. 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. IUCN, Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland.


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