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Taxon: Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.

 
Genus: Macrotyloma
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 23076
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 24:322, 401. 1970
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Jul-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 38 (35 active, 30 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Transvaal]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan (s. (natzd.?))


References:

  1. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Macrotyloma+uniflorum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  4. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  5. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 1:53.
  6. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  10. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. Note: atypical var.
  11. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: atypical varieties
  13. Verdcourt, B. 1982. A revision of Macrotyloma (Leguminosae). Hooker's Icon. Pl. 38(4):37.
  14. Verdcourt, B. 1996. (1226) Proposal to reject the name Dolichos pubescens L. (Leguminosae). Taxon 45:330.
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  16. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23076. Accessed 20 August 2019.