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Family: FABACEAE 

 Neorautanenia mitis
 

A plant from Specks.

  
Author:  Bernard Verdcourt 1969
Family:  Fabaceae
Habitat:  Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  60 centimetres
Height:  2 Metres
Flower:  Purple
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Dolichos mitis A. Richard 1847. Dolichos orbicularis Baker f. 1929 Neorautanenia orbicularis Torre 1965. Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza Milne-Redh. Neorautanenia pseudopachyrrhiza Milne-Redh. Pueraria hochstetteri Chiov. Pachyrhizus orbicularis, Baker 1871. Cacara orbicularis, Hiern 1896. 
Got it from:  2003
Year:  Erkelenz

  

This member of the Fabaceae was given this name by Bernard Verdcourt  in 1969. It is found in the Central Africa, growing in well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The flowers are purple, and besides seeds, it might be possible to reproduce it by cuttings. The caudex can grow to 60 centimetres, the slightly veining branches up to two metres or more.

Common miss-spelling: Neorautenenia mitis.

Seen as a member of the Papilonaceae family.

Tribe: Phaseoleae