African Plant Database

Macrotyloma africanum (R. Wilczek) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Macrotyloma
Basionym : Dolichos africanus R. Wilczek
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos africanus R. Wilczek
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial climbing or trailing herb 0,3-1,3 m long, often forming a tangled mass; stems glabrous or sparsely puberulous.
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Ecology : Grassland; Acacia, Commiphora bushland; termite hills in seasonally flooded grassland; miombo; mixed deciduous woodland and grassland; sometimes in wetter sites; rocky outcrops; sandy areas; old cultivated land; roadsides; laterite; ...

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 24: 402 (1970)
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 69334
Record n°69334
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