A picture of a Macroptilium


Macroptilium spp.

Starr 040324-0024 Macroptilium lathyroides by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

More images of Macroptilium

A close up of a purple Macroptilium flower
Some red Macroptilium flowers growing in the wild
Some Macroptilium growing in the wild with green leaves and purple blooms
Some Macroptilium leaves and a red flower

Macroptilium Overview

Macroptilium is a genus with approximately 20 species in the legume family, Fabaceae. These plants originate from tropical America, with most species found in South America.

Special features of Macroptilium

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves