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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 3(3): 259. 1894. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/2/2016)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/5/2017)
GROWTH: Lifespan: Annual, Perennial
Life form: Herbaceous
ECONOMIC USE: Domestic animal edible: Fodder
Human edible: Fruits, Leaves, Seeds
Other uses: Gums/resins
Details: Economic use: Immature fruits and seeds eaten. Source of guar gum (Facciola, 1998). Used for animal fodder (Ambasta 1986). Leaves eaten (Kunkel 1984).
TOXICITY: Toxicity: Animal - lab
Toxic parts: Seeds
Details: Toxicity: There are reports of growth inhibition in chicks fed raw seed meal (Wagstaff 2008).




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