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Stylosanthes; S. hamata
Caribbean Stylo, Pencil Flower (Eng)
Keywords: Plant;Fabaceae;Bloem;geel

Stylosanthes; S. hamata

Caribbean Stylo, Pencil Flower (Eng)

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Album name:martheijnens / Flowers yellow/orange
Keywords:Plant / Fabaceae / Bloem / geel
Photonumber, location and date:201566711, Australia/Queensland/Mission Beach surr. [S 17 54 02.2 E146 04 27.1], 03-06-2015
Habitat:In Australia in (sub)tropical environments on loam and clay soils, In seepage areas, creek banks, pool edges, lawns, disturbed vegetation.
Flowering time:April - December
Origin/distribution, remarks:Native to Central America (mainly Colombia, Venezuela). Introduced to Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territories, Queensland). Mostly used as legume component for permanent pastures. NOTE: alternatively this might be S. humilis
Date added:Sep 25, 2022