Scientific name. Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. Subordinate taxa: Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. var. benadirianum (Chiov.) Verdc. Macrotyloma. Horse gram seeds (Indian name: Kulthi) Macrotyloma uniflorum, Organic Heirloom Untreated Seeds. For Growing Or Sprouting Horse Gram (Macrotyloma . Biflorus, horse gram, horse grain, kulthi bean, madras bean, madras gram, poor man’s pulse, dolic biflore, grain de cheval, kerdekorn, pferdebohne, pferdekorn.

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The chemical composition is comparable with more commonly cultivated legumes. Macrotykoma biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. A species of possible significance as a grazing crop but regeneration of soft-seeded annual varieties is poor.

Promising accessions Country Details None reported. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Or, Login with your user account:. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Usually grows in open forestsometimes in monsoon forest. Bean fly Ophiomyia AgromyzaMelanagromyza phaseoli: Often not relished by cattle on first introduction, but then well eaten following a period of adjustment.


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Horse gram seed contains carbohydrate In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

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However, it is sensitive to becoming waterlogged, and is completely intolerant of frost Jones, Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Calyx tube about mm long, the lobes about mm long, with two of the lobes almost completely fused. Related observations Show all. Seeds per fruiteach seed about 3. May take as little as 40 days, but usually — days to reach maturity.

Media related to Macrotyloma uniflorum at Wikimedia Commons. If sown as a fast-developing pioneer, it provides useful early feed in a forage system.

Macrotyloma uniflorum

The seed has the ability to reduce postprandial hyperglycemia by slowing down carbohydrate digestion and reducing insulin resistance by inhibiting protein-tyrosine phosphatase 1 beta enzyme. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. The twining habit enables M. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.


Factsheet – Macrotyloma uniflorum

It matures in 4 to 6 months. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Choice of useful plant species from forests for domestication has been found to start simultaneo However, several factors like the genotype, soil, fertilizer application, cultural practices, weather and climatic factors, post-harvest handling and storage can directly or indirectly affect the nutritional quality.

In more humid environments, powdery mildew Sphaerotheca fuliginea and a leaf spot Cercospora dolichi may cause damage as plants approach unifolrum. Stigma dish-like, margin hairy. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

Seed yields vary markedly with growing conditions. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. It is best managed as a dry season feed reserve, with the high quality seed-in-pod remaining on the bush, and fallen leaf licked from the ground.