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Camoensia brevicalyx

The pink-flowered liane Camoensia brevicalyx is widely distributed in Africa, but is infrequently collected and poorly-known scientifically.
Camoensia brevicalyx

Detail of herbarium specimen of Camoensia brevicalyx, collected in Equatorial Guinea by Gustav Mann in 1842.

Species information

Scientific name: 

Camoensia brevicalyx Benth.

Conservation status: 

Least Concern (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria.

Habitat: 

Around lakes and lagoons, by streams and in swampy forest.

Key Uses: 

None known.

Known hazards: 

None known.

Taxonomy

Subclass: 
Superorder: 
Rosanae
Order: 
Fabales
Family: 
Leguminosae/Fabaceae - Papilionoideae
Genus: Camoensia

About this species

A member of the pea and bean family (Leguminosae), Camoensia brevicalyx is a woody climber from the wet forests of tropical Africa. 

Genus: 
Camoensia

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