Taxon: Macrotyloma axillare (E. Mey.) Verdc.

 
Genus: Macrotyloma
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 104908
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 24:402. 1970
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • perennial horse gram  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • archer dolichos  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:161-163. 1992; Leg Queensl)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen (n.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  6. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  7. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  8. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:161-163.
  11. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  12. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  14. Verdcourt, B. 1982. A revision of Macrotyloma (Leguminosae) Hooker's Icon. Pl. 38(4):53.

Check other web resources for Macrotyloma axillare (E. Mey.) Verdc. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104908. Accessed 24 May 2018.