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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Evaluating the nutritional characteristics of tropical pasture legumes. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans.

Phaseolus hastifolius Martius ex Bentham Forage yield and soil improvement potential of some annual and short-term perennial legumes at two sites in Ghana. As an N-fixing legume, phasey bean is used for green manure and is a valuable cover crop in rotations FAO, ; Cook et al. The latjyroides name can then be chosen from any of those lists.

Fact sheet – Macroptilium lathyroides

Stems sparsely to densely appressed pubescent. Seed can then be threshed in a follow-up operation. Any correct part of a taxon name can be entered macrooptilium a choice of the correct one made from the small list of resulting matches.


Bryophytes lack the specialized tissues xylem and phloem that circulate water and dissolved nutrients in the vascular plants.

Plant species returned will not be found within any of the selected counties. Weed hosts of root-knot nematodes common to Florida. Phasey bean hosts knot-root nematode and is very sensitive to them. Once it has bloomed and set lathyfoides, the plant dies.

Atlas of Florida Plants http: Only plant populations vouchered by specimens deposited in Index Herbariorum http: Phasey bean seeds contain low levels of non-toxic lectin and moderate amounts of trypsin inhibitors Grant et al. Evaluation of legumes and grasses in coastal south-east Queensland.

Fabaceae – Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb.

Associations Phasey bean can grow in association with summer grasses to provide early summer grazing. Phaseolus lathyroides forma typicus Phaseolus lathyroides Linnaeus, forma typicus Hassler, Candollea 1: Category II – Species that have shown a potential to disrupt native plant communities. Digestibility is not very high: The predecessor of Siratro. No information found Self-regenerating annual forage legumes for double cropping with irrigated wheat or sorghum.

N-fixing legume, cover crop and biodiversity Phasey bean is an N-fixing legume that nodulates freely with native rhizobia, making seed inoculation unnecessary. Cookies help us deliver our services. This species was introduced and planted as a pasture legume, but it has escaped cultivation and is now a weed of roadsides, disturbed sites, waste areas, gardens, pastures, crops and natural vegetation i. Seed can be ejected several metres by virtue of the violent shattering mechanism on ripening.


Utilization of tropical forages and alfalfa meal by rabbits. Also naturalised in the northern parts of Western Australia, in inland Queensland, and in some other parts of northern and central New South Wales. These live protected among the dense fungal hyphae and produce carbohydrates for the fungus by photosynthesis.

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It shows field resistance to little-leaf phytoplasmabut is infected by a multitude of viruses, few of which are of any consequence in the field. NatureServe does not typically rank hybrid species. A tall-growing, vigorous, productive genotype with slightly lobed terminal and lateral leaflets and densely pubescent stems. Three ecotypes with differing leaf shapes see insets High-yielding seedcrop.

The seeds ,athyroides not have any significant defaunating activity Odeyinka et al. Short-term flooding tolerance of seventeen commercial tropical pasture legumes. Further exploitation of the variability within this species may make it more suited to these roles.

SX – Apparently extirpated from the state. Phasey bean is generally considered to be an annual plant.