Calopogonium is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. Calopogunium mucunoides is a vine that. Kingdom: Plantae. Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Eudicots. Order: Fabales. Family: Fabaceae. Genus: Calopogonium. Species: C. mucunoides. Status. Scientific Name. Calopogonium mucunoides Desv. Synonyms. Calopogonium brachycarpum (Benth.) Benth. ex Hemsl. Calopogonium orthocarpum Urb.
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Calopogonium is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. Calopogunium mucunoides is a vine that was introduced into Australia as a pasture legume. It has become naturalized in disturbed sites, waste areas and crops along roadsides and waterways and on the edges of rainforests in the wetter tropical regions of Northern Australia.
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It is most common in the Darwin region and in surrounding bush land and has also become a weed in Kakadu National Park. In these areas, populations are extending rapidly and it has been observed to form mycunoides mats that smother native vegetarian.
Stems succulent, covered caolpogonium long brown hairs, creeping in lower part; root at nodes which come in contact with the soil; upper part of stem becomes twining.
Stipules small and triangular; small flowers borne in short axillary racemes of four to eight to 12 on hairy peduncles. Flowers blue with greenish-yellow blotch.
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