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Tick Trefoil Desmodium rensonii
Tick Trefoil, RensoniiDesmodium rensonii is an erect, nitrogen-fixing, perennial shrub. This species is one of the preferred plants for the SALT (Sloping Agricultural Land Technology) technique developed in the Philippines in the 1980’s. It is an excellent hedgerow and alley cropping plant that produces good amounts...
Cedro Macho Cedrela salvadorensis
Sesbania sesban Sesbania sesban
Sesbania Sesban, Egyptian PeaSesbania is a fast-growing, nitrogen-fixing perennial, growing to 7 m in height. It is typically found in wet locations and can withstand water logging and flooded conditions. Sesbania is used as a cover crop or green manure, coppices readily, provides light fuelwood, and good forage for...
Sesbania Sesbania rostrata
SesbaniaSesbania rostrata is an annual—or short-lived perennial—legume used as a green manure cover crop and fodder species for livestock. Growing to heights of 3 m, S. rostrata is one of the few legumes that produces nodulated stem tissues for further colonization by nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Leaves of...
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Spanish Cedar Cedrela odorata
Greenleaf Desmodium Desmodium intortum
Greenleaf Desmodium, Begger Lice, Kuru VineGreenleaf desmodium is a vining, nitrogen-fixing, perennial legume adapted to tropical and sub-tropical climates. It is a good forage in mixed legume/grass pastures.
Desmodium Desmodium heterocarpon
Desmodium, CarponThis species of Desmodium is a nitrogen-fixing,short-lived perennial shrub. It does well in mixed legume/grass pastures and provides good quality forage.
Dwarf Koa; Frijolillo Desmodium virgatus
Prickly Sesban Sesbania bispinosa
Prickly Sesban, DanchiPrickly sesban is a fast-growing, annual, nitrogen-fixing shrub, growing up to 2 m in one season. It is valuable for soil improvement, erosion control, firewood, forage, fiber, and as a green manure/cover crop.
Agati Sesbania grandiflora
Agati, Corkwood Tree, Scarlet Wisteria TreeSesbania grandiflora is a small, fast-growing, nitrogen-fixing tree, that can grow to 10 m height in 3-4 years. This plant is grown mainly as a green manure or cover crop but can also be used as forage for livestock.