Tylosema esculentum


Tylosema  esculentumCommon Name: Marama bean
Description
Tylosema esculentum, with common names gemsbok bean and marama bean, is a long-lived perennial legume native to arid areas of southern Africa. Stems grow at least 3 metres, in a prostrate or trailing form, with forked tendrils that facilitate climbing. A raceme up to 25 millimetres (1 in) long, containing many yellow-orange flowers, ultimately produces an ovate to circular pod, with large brownish-black seeds. . . . .Read more

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