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Family: FABACEAE 

 Tylosema fassoglensis
 
 
Author:   Antonio Rocha da Torre & Jean Olive Dorothy Hillcoat, 1955
Family:  Fabaceae
Origin:  Tanzania, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Namibia, Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix or Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium to Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres or more
Height:  6 meters
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Bauhinia fassoglensis Kotschy ex Schweinfurth, 1868, Bauhinia kirkii Oliver, 1871. Bauhinia cissoides, Welwitsch, 1871. Bauhinia welwitschii Oliv. 1871. Bauhinia bainesii Schinz, 1900.

 

   This member of the Fabaceae family was given this name by Antonio Rocha da Torre and Jean Olive Dorothy Hillcoat in 1955. It's found in the mid- and southern part of Africa, growing in well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The wines will reach for six meters, the caudex will grow to ten centimetres or more. The flowers are yellow, and seeds are the only way of Propagate.

The genera name refers to the torulose seed. The species name from Fazoghli, a place in Sudan, where the type specimen was collected.

 
The flower from Dehortus.gardenexplorer.org.                                                                             


Wild plants by GŁnter Baumann, Africanplants.senckenberg.de.