Definition of Macrotyloma
1. Noun. Annual or perennial vines of Africa and India and Australia; plants often placed in genus Dolichos.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Dolichos Biflorus, Horse Grain, Horse Gram, Macrotyloma Uniflorum, Poor Man's Pulse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrotyloma
Literary usage of Macrotyloma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1879)
"macrotyloma. W. <Sr A. Style filiform, minutely penicil- late round the stigma, not bearded down the edge. ..."
2. Allelopathy: The Effects of Chemicals Produced by Plants by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"... Leachates; Plant extracts; Agroforestry; Allelopathy; Food crops; Phytotoxicity; Radicles; Seed germination; Glycine max; macrotyloma uni- florum; ..."