African Plant Database

Macrotyloma stenophyllum (Harms) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Macrotyloma
Basionym : Dolichos stenophyllus Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos stenophyllus Harms
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender annual or perennial climbing or trailing herb 0,2-0,9 m long; stems with sparse to rather dense spreading hairs. Seeds known!
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Ecology : Savanna on lateritic soil; denuded plateau with pebbles, blocks and hardpan with iron + bauxite with intercalated humid earth with Ctenium newtonii, Loudetia cf. kagerensis; savanna with Daniellia, Lophira and Panicum, Hyparrhenia, etc...

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 69358
Record n°69358
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