This member of the Fabaceae
was given this name by Bernard Verdcourt in 1969. It is found in the Central Africa,
growing in well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The flowers
are purple, and besides seeds, it might be possible to reproduce it by
cuttings. The caudex can grow to 60 centimetres, the slightly veining
branches up to two metres or more.
The genera name from Greek neos;
'new' and Rautanenia is a genus in the Alismataceae family.
The species name means 'mild' or 'tender'.
Seen as a member of the