Sesbania sesban

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Sesbania sesban
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S. sesban
Binomial name
Sesbania sesban
(L.) Merr.

Sesbania sesban, the Egyptian riverhemp,[1] is a species of plant in the legume family.

Synonyms include:

  • Aeschynomene aegyptiaca (Pers.) Steud.
  • Aeschynomene sesban L.
  • Emerus sesban (L.) Kuntze

Uses[edit]

Sesbania sesban is a nitrogen-fixing tree and may be useful in alley cropping.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sesbania sesban". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 November 2015.

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