Centrosema pascuorum

Centrosema pascuorum

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(Centurion, Centro)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Centosema pascuorum

Common name(s)

Centurion, Centro

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pink to mauve, Flowers crimson; vine

Distinguishing species

Twining herb which often roots at nodes, annual. Leaves with 3 narrow leaflets. In Australian cultivars these vary from 5-10 cm long and 5-10 mm wide. Flower colours vary from pinky-mauve to crimson. Pods straight to slightly curved, a dark stripe is present along the side; up to 15 greenish-yellow to brown seeds per pod.

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