1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Macrotyloma (Wight & Arn.) Verdc.
      1. Macrotyloma hockii (De Wild.) Verdc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is DR Congo to Zambia.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

    Habit
    Erect herb up to 60 cm tall, from a perennial woody rootstock.
    Stem
    Stems annual, sparsely white spreading pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets 2.4–6.6 × 1.2–2 cm, oblanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, discolorous, acute or rounded at the apex, apiculate, appressed pilose to glabrescent on both surfaces; petiole 8–15 mm long; rhachis 1–3 mm long; petiolules 2 mm long; stipules 8–10 × 3–4 mm, lanceolate, striate; stipels 2–3 mm long, filiform.
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary in pairs; pedicels 4–11 mm long; bracts 4–6 mm long, lanceolate; bracteoles 3–4 mm long, linear-lanceolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx appressed pilose; tube 4–5 mm long; lobes 7–9 mm long, triangular to lanceolate, the upper pair fused along two-thirds of their length.
    Corolla
    Standard mauve (in the Flora Zambesiaca area), 1.8–2.8 × 1.7–2 cm, broadly elliptic, emarginate at the apex, with 8–10 mm long linear appendages; wings 20–22 × 2–3 mm; keel 19–23 × 3–4 mm.
    Ovary
    Ovary 15 mm long, linear, appressed pilose.
    Fruits
    Pods and seeds unknown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zambia, Zaïre

    Macrotyloma hockii (De Wild.) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 3, 2002 Holmes, W.D. [1437], Zambia K000071666

    First published in Kew Bull. 24: 403 (1970)

    Accepted by

    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954). Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0