African Plant Database


Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Cyamopsis
Basionym : Psoralea tetragonoloba L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Psoralea tetragonoloba L.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual robust erect herb 1-3 m tall, laxly branched, with ovate-rhomboid leaflets and erect pods.
Ecology : Hardy, drought-resistant; on deep alluvial soils, sandy loam.
  Only known in cultivation. Introduced from India, into W. Africa and many tropical countries.
  Not mapped.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 2
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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Record n°61997
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