ECHO Asia Seed Fact Sheets Tephrosia candida
General description and special characteristics – A leguminous, perennial shrub first grown in India. This species has a dense leaf canopy. The leaves are high in protein and can be used as food supplement for pigs and cattle but not humans. Insecticidal properties are also reported. As a nitrogen-fixing tree, T. candida is used for numerous applications including improved fallows and soil conservation.