African Plant Database

Macrotyloma daltonii (Webb) Verdc.
Information on the genus : Macrotyloma
Basionym : Dolichos daltonii Webb
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos daltonii Webb (1849)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : An apparently annual, or sometimes perenial, climbing or trailing herb to 70 cm long; stems covered with fairly long soft hairs.
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Ecology : Grassland; thicket; open Bragystegia woodland and derived cultivations; wase ground; savanna; clayey or stony soils; termite mound; fallow land; Acacia woodland; Adansonia, Commiphora, Anogeissus decisuous woodland; etc...
  Cape Verde Islands; Botswana.
  Not in Namibia (= M. uniflorum ).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 24: 401 (1970)
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Record n°69330 modified 2007-04-19
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