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Horse Gram BNC.jpg
horse gram beans
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Genus: Macrotyloma
(Wight & Arn.) Verdc. 1970

~24, see text

  • Kerstingiella Harms 1908

Macrotyloma is a genus of plants in the legume family which include several species of edible beans. Some species are also used as fodder for livestock.[1]

Species include:


  1. ^ Blumenthal, M.J. and Staples, I.B. "Origin, evaluation and use of Macrotyloma as a forage - a review" Tropical Grasslands 1993, vol. 27, pages 16-29.

External links

  • Flora of Zimbabwe
  • GRIN Species List

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