Centrosema


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Noun1.Centrosema - a genus of chiefly tropical American vines of the family Leguminosae having trifoliate leaves and large flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Centrosema virginianum, butterfly pea - large-flowered weakly twining or prostrate vine of New Jersey to tropical eastern North America, sometimes cultivated for its purple and white flowers
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Average annual 25.50[degrees]C temperature Average annual 900 and 1,200 mm precipitation Vegetation The vegetation of Saboba is guinea savanna consisting of mainly sparsely distributed short trees and shrubs, with grasses such as the northern gamba grass centrosema and the nut grasses.
Rich.) Stapf., Digitaria decumbens Stent, and Eragrotis spp), legumes (Calopogonium mucunoides Desv., Centrosema pubescens Benth., Pueraria phaseoloides Benth., Stylosanthes gracilis Kunth (GCI), Mimosa pudica L., and Stizolobium aterrimum Piper & Tracy), and fodder (Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Kunth, Atriplex spp, Kochia sedifolia F.
All genera were represented by one species, except Centrosema (Fabaceae), Sida (Malvaceae) and Turnera (Turneraceae) that showed two species.
Forage materials used were Panicum maximum, Centrosema pubescens, Bracharia decumbens and Andropogon gayanus.