Macroptilium atropurpureum

Macroptilium atropurpureum

Macroptilium atropurpureum

(Siratro)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Macroptilium atropurpureum

Common name(s)

Siratro

Flower colour; life form

Flowers dark purple. Vine, strongly twining

Distinguishing features

Leaves with 3 leaflets, lateral leaflets strongly lobed towards the base, lower surfaces covered in hairs. Flowers pea-shaped, corolla purplish to purplish-black, keel twisted. Pod 5-10 cm long.

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Macroptilium atropurpureum