African Plant Database

Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars
Protologue : Dict. Sci. Nat. 6: 167 (1817) 
Information on the genus : Cajanus
Basionym : Dolichos scarabaeoides L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars var. scarabaeoides
 Atylosia scarabaeoides (L.) Benth. (1852)
 Dolichos scarabaeoides L. (1753)
 Cantharospermum scarabaeoides (L.) Baill. (1883)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Glycine mollis Willd.
Taxon infra-specific
Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars var. scarabaeoides
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Twining herb with slender stems to 1 m tall from a perennial woody rootstock.
Ecology : Introduced from India, SE Asia; grassy places, open scrub; drought tolerant.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Vine; Subhumid, Dry; Grassland; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Australasia/Pacific, Asia, Comoros, Africa,
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°176720
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