Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Tephrosia
Family: Fabaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A thinly hairy, straggling shrublet with minute, triangular, persistent bracts. The pinnate leaves have linear leaflets and triangular stipules which are 1-3 veined.


AUTHORITY
(Jacq.) Pers.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Dwarf shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Bright pink flowers scattered in slender pedunculate racemes
Colour: Pink
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Used as an emetic to treat gastro-intestinal complaints
Analgesics
Snuffed or inhaled for headaches
Heart treatments
Unspecified use
Nervous treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Contains some poisonous principles and roots are used in arrow poisons
Months
August
September
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
May
June
Synonyms for Species
Galega pallens
Tephrosia ternatifolia



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