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Osteospermum (Osteospermum spinescens)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Synonyms 
Tripteris pachypteris Harv.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Shrublet up to 0.5 m high with woody branches, lanceolate leaves, 1-2 cm long, light-yellow flower heads about 1 cm in diameter on long pedicels, and three-winged fruit.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Readily eaten by goats and sheep.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/119 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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