Common Names: Wild Bush Bean. Family: Fabaceae. Habit: Macroptilium lathyroides is an annual that grows prostrate or climbing over other vegetation, is up to. Scientific Name. Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. Synonyms. Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. var. semierectum (L.) Urb. Phaseolus lathyroides L. Family. Species: Macroptilium lathyroides (L.)Urb. Common Name: WILD BUSHBEAN. Status: Not Native, EPPC(II), FACU (NWPL). Specimen: View details of USF.

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Acid detergent insoluble N increased with heat treatment and silage DM Tamaki et al. Plant species that are not expected to be seen in wetlands.

In drier places, it may grow in drainage lines or wet depressions. This page was last modified on 28 Aprilat It is adapted to acid and alkaline soils, and a wide range of soil textures from sand given reliable rainfall to heavy clay.

View details of USF Herbarium specimens. It is likely that the potential for phasey bean lies in its use in short leys and as an intercrop, or to provide first-year feed when sown as part of a mixture for permanent pastures. Lotus maritimus Lotus maritimus Vellozo, Fl. Any – An Any search will combine the list of counties to exclude with a Boolean Or. Proper vouchers display all the necessary attributes for complete identification of the plant, and are to be accompanied by accurate locality, habitat, collection time, and collector data.

Seedlings nodulate freely with native cowpea rhizobia, and seedling growth is vigorous when sown into a prepared seed-bed. A short-lived, free-seeding, erectly branching perennial.

All roots, stems, and leaves die at the end of the growing season. Utilization of tropical forages and alfalfa meal by rabbits. Gran Chaco, Formosa, s.


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However, undefoliated plants generally do not flower until they reach about 30 cm tall. It is day-neutral, flowering through mscroptilium of the growing season. Cookies help us deliver our services.

No evidence of toxicity has been found in cattle or in horses Cook et al. Late-sown seedlings in particular are severely attacked by bean fly Ophiomyia Melanagromyza phaseoliDiptera: Companion species include lespedeza species Kummerowia stipulaceaKummerowia striataLespedeza cuneataChloris gayanaDichanthium aristatumseveral Paspalum species Paspalum dilatatum and Paspalum plicatulum and Para latjyroides Brachiaria mutica.

Fabaceae – Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb.

Select the criterion by which you wish to search Scientific name, Genus, Family, etc. Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value. A searchable catalogue of grass and forage legumes. Phaseolus lathyroides forma repandus. Fermentation quality of phasey bean and guineagrass silages. Inflorescence a semi-erect or erect raceme up to 15 cm long, borne on peduncle up to 40 cm long; pedicels very short; flowers red-purple, about 1.

G3 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors.

Mainly used as a pioneer forage, but can also be conserved as hay or as silage when mixed with a grass. Proceedings of the 18th International Grassland Congress. If, after following the above advice, then difficulties are still encountered please use the “browse” feature. Establishment in undisturbed soil, particularly in existing pasture, is rarely successful, except under favourable moisture conditions with scarified seed. NatureServe does not typically rank hybrid species.


Very few studies have been published on the utilization of phasey bean forage by rabbits. Online resource Werner, D. Care must be taken to minimise leaf drop during hay making and handling. Nutritive evaluation of forage plants grown in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Recruitment can be aided by rough cultivation. Information about the composition of phasey bean forage and seeds is scarce. Fermentation quality of lathjroides rice plant Oryza sativa L. Florida or Aeschynomene americanaand can be co-planted with macdoptilium legumes to provide early summer grazing.

Source – Lichvar, R. Sheldon Navie immature fruit Photo: If grazing animals have scope for selection, they may avoid grazing phasey bean till after seeding. Effects of heating on dietary protein fractions of some tropical grass and legume silages in ruminant.

Lathyroices Phasey bean seeds contain low levels of non-toxic lectin and moderate amounts of trypsin inhibitors Grant et al. View county names by placing the cursor over the map. Plant species returned will be found within at least one of the selected counties. Jump to a section: Lime is sometimes necessary to reduce levels of available Al and Mn in more acid soils.

Macroptilium lathyroides – UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Phasey bean seeds contain low levels of non-toxic lectin and moderate amounts of trypsin inhibitors Grant et al. Dry matter digestibility and nitrogen content of tropical forage legume Aeschynomene americana L. Experimental Agriculture, 20 4: