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Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars
    Dict. Sci. Nat. 6: 167 (1817).

  • Atylosia scarabaeoides (L.) Benth.
  • Cantharospermum scarabaeoides (L.) Baill.
  • Dolichos scarabaeoides L.

    Distribution: Madagascar, The Comoros, Asia, Australasia/Pacific

    Bioclimate: Subhumid, Dry

    Vegetation Formation: Grassland

    Elevation (m): 0-499, 500-999

    Province: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga

    Note: This species is possibly introduced in Madagascar but early collections made by Boivin on Nosy Be in 1847 suggest that it may be native. The variant in Madagascar corresponds with widepread var. scarabaeoides.

    Updated on: 25 Aug. 2006

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