Calopogonium is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. Calopogunium mucunoides is a vine that. Kingdom: Plantae. Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Eudicots. Order: Fabales. Family: Fabaceae. Genus: Calopogonium. Species: C. mucunoides. Status. Scientific Name. Calopogonium mucunoides Desv. Synonyms. Calopogonium brachycarpum (Benth.) Benth. ex Hemsl. Calopogonium orthocarpum Urb.
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Chen Chin Peng; Aminah, A. National Tropical Botanical Garden, pp. Flowering in calopo is initiated by short days.
To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Calopo Calopogonium mucunoidesaerial part, fresh Calopo Calopogonium mucunoidesaerial part, dry. In coffee plantations, it is sown with Desmodium ovalifolium Wintgens, ; Cook et al.
US Forest Service, Ecological Role As a legume, the plant helps to improve soil fertility with its nitrogen-fixing bacteria found in the root nodules. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Seed may sprout in the pod in wet conditions. Hay and silage are made but no research has been reported.
International Rice Research Institute, Proc. Will dominate cover crop mixtures during early growth due to its rapid establishment, but is suppressed by shading as other species develop. Produces high yields of seed. Calopo grows vigorously, shedding a large amount of leaf litter onto the soil which smothers most weeds[ caalopogonium.
Fact sheet – Calopogonium mucunoides
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: If inoculum is applied, then cowpea strains such as the Australian CB are used. The risk of introduction of C.
Assessment of the nutritive value of the seeds of some tropical legumes as feeds for ruminants. It forms a dense entangled sward in 4 mmucunoides 5 months after sowing, but the plants are short-lived and may only persist for 1 – 2 years[ ].
Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: This article does not cite any sources. Calopo muucunoides one of the species that can help controlling the noxious weed alang-alang Imperata cylindrica Friday et al.
Pudoc Scientific Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. This page was last edited on calopogonim Julyat More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.
If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Uses Top of page C. Stipules small and triangular; small flowers borne in short axillary racemes of four to eight to 12 on hairy peduncles.
However, in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, where pastures may naturally czlopogonium a significant amount of the legumegrazing cattle have been observed consuming plants without any problems.
Calopo is rarely made into calopoginium or ensiled, though this is possible.
Calopo is not frost tolerant. Observations on invasive plant species in American Samoa. Calopogonium is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae.
Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Generally regarded as being of low-moderate palatabilitybut considerably more palatable than C. This is a creeping, twining or trailing herb of several m long, forming a tangled mass of foliage. Good tolerance of inundation. Novel grasses and legumes germplasm: The fruits are seeded hairy pods, cm long FAO, ; Cook et al.
International Legume Database and Information Service. Read more about the Fabaceae family. Affected by viruses, including cowpea severe mosaic comovirus geminiviruses, and Centrosema mosaic potexvirus, but these rarely significantly impede growth.
Calopo is promiscuous in its rhizobia requirements, but cowpea inoculant can be used in sterile soils. Report to the Republic of Palau: Invasive plants in Cuba. There are no breeding programs for calopo. Habitat Top of page C. Calopo is a warm-growing legume that prefers hot and mucunoiides tropical areas Ecocrop, Calopo Calopogonium mucunoidesaerial part, fresh. DM yields generally decline over time with mucunoifes cutting or grazing, and yields may be substantially lower in the second and third years after planting.
Calopo, Wild ground nut. Calopo is consumed more readily after cattle become accustomed to it.