African Plant Database


Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Macrotyloma
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos uniflorus Lam.
 Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. var. uniflorum
 Kerstingiella uniflora (Lam.) Lackey
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dolichos pubescens L.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Macrotyloma uniflorum var. stenocarpum (Brenan) Verdc.
Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. var. uniflorum
Macrotyloma uniflorum var. benadirianum (Chiov.) Verdc.
Macrotyloma uniflorum var. verrucosum Verdc.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or annual climbing herb to 0,6 m long, often from a tough rootstock, possibly sometimes suberect; stems sparsely to fairly densely covered with ± spreading soft whitish hairs.
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Ecology : Acacia bushland; often on rocky outcrops; old cultivations; grassland with scattered Hyphaene, Sterculia, etc.; dry Acacia, Commiphora thickets; sand dunes; orenge-red loam on coral rag; recent sands; grassland and coastal thicket; etc...
  Namibia, Botswana, NE S. Africa. Var. uniflorum native of India and disjunctly to Namibia [fide B. Mackinder in Fl. Zambes. 3(5): 114, 2001].
  Comprises 4 vars.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177127
 
Record n°177127
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