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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.

[FWTA]

Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A twiner
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Yellow flowers
Ecology
In waste places.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Afromontane grassland, Zambezian grassland, Lake Victoria regional transition zone; grasslands, Sudanian grasslands, Zambezian freshwater swamp and aquatic vegetation, Somalia-Masai freshwater swamp and aquatic vegetation, Guineo-Congolian freshwa
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Antaka, Dalrymple Vigna, Famehifary, Telouravy, Vahipoko, Vahisanjy

[FZ]

Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Twining or trailing perennial herb 1.8–6 m long.
Morphology Stem
Stem sparsely covered with appressed hairs to densely covered with spreading ferruginous hairs, glabrescent.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets 3, 2.5–10 × 0.6–4.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, more rarely linear-lanceolate, acute to obtuse and mucronate at the apex, rounded or cuneate to truncate at the base, sometimes slightly lobed or subhastate, sparsely pubescent to hairy on both surfaces; petiole 1.5–8.5 cm long; rhachis 0.5–1.8 cm long; stipules 2–5 × 1.5–2 mm, ovate to linear-lanceolate, bilobed at the base, multinerved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Peduncle 12–35 cm × 0.8–3 mm, glabrous; rhachis 1.5–5.5 cm long, 5–15-noded, internodes 1–8 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flower yellow, 12–20 × 14–22 mm; pedicel 3–7 mm long, expanding as the pod matures; bracteoles 1.5–4 × 1 mm, ovate-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1–3-nerved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx glabrescent to densely hairy; tube 2–4 mm long; lobes 1.5–4 mm long; the lower one almost twice as long as the others, the upper pair united into an acute, rounded and mucronate, or slightly bilobed lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard with two centrally placed appendages; keel slightly twisted towards the right, with a short beak.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 7–12-ovuled, rarely 13–14-ovuled (in Lake Tanganyika area).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 5.5–8 cm × 4–6.5 mm, linear, slightly compressed, curved, slightly constricted between the seeds, sparsely to densely covered with spreading ferruginous hairs, with a short curved beak.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed 3.5–4.5 × 3–3.5 × 2–2.5 mm; hilum almost central, 1.5 mm long, oblong; rim aril not or scarcely developed.

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Perennial climber, 1·2–2·4 m. long.
Morphology Stem
Stems tough, creeping and bearing adventitious roots below; upper parts glabrescent to rather densely covered with adpressed or spreading hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets 3, ovate, ovate-elliptic or ovate-lanceolate, more rarely linear-lanceolate, 2·5–10(–11) cm. long, 0·4–5 cm. wide, acute or acuminate at apex, rounded or cuneate at base, sparsely pubescent on both surfaces; venation raised and ± reticulate; petiole 2–8 cm. long; rhachis 0·5–1·2 cm. long; petiolules 2–3 mm. long; stipules ovate-lanceolate, 3–4 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, prolonged below the point of insertion and shortly bilobed at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered; rhachis 1·5–5 cm. long; peduncles 5–40 cm. long; pedicels 4–9 mm. long; bracts deciduous, ovate-lanceolate, 1·5–2 mm. long; bracteoles ultimately deciduous, ovate-lanceolate, 1·5–2 mm. long, 1·5 mm. wide, 1-nerved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx pubescent or glabrescent; tube 3–4 mm. long; lobes deltoid, 2–4 mm. long, the upper pair united into an acute mucronate or rarely divided lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard yellow or greenish, sometimes tinged red outside, oblate, 1·3–2·5 cm. long, 1·2–2·6 cm. wide, emarginate, glabrous; keel-beak short, obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods linear, 4–8 cm. long.
Note
Rare variants of 14, V. parkeri Bak. subsp. acutifoliola Verdc. with blue flowers would key here but can be distinguished by their short broad fruits, see couplet 46. 5–6·5 mm. wide, very slightly constricted between the 6–9(–12) seeds, sparsely to rather densely adpressed pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds dark red-brown or grey-brown speckled with black, oblong or ovoid-rhomboid, longest dimension 3–6 mm., shorter dimension 3–4 mm., 2–3·5 mm. thick; hilum oblong; rim-aril not or scarcely developed.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1600 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, trepadora
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

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[ILDIS]
Use
Forage, Weed

Native to:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Niger, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Hawaii, Yemen

English
Yellow water pea

Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2010 Pollard, B.J. [648], Cameroon K000746556
Aug 1, 2010 Ghogue, J.-P. [1090], Cameroon K000746558
May 1, 2009 Lindeman, J.C. [5245], Brazil K000931205
Jan 1, 2007 Filgueiras, T.S. [3617], Brazil K000931206
Jan 1, 2007 Melo, M.R.C.S. [123], Brazil K000931197
May 1, 1995 Thomas, W.W. [9794], Bahia K000206903
Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [3895], Bahia K000206905
Jan 1, 1992 Irwin, H.S. [19508], Brazil K000931207
Jul 1, 1985 Noblick, L.R. [2962], Bahia K000206911
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [1139], Bahia K000206910
Dec 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [11363], Bahia K000206909
Dec 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18546], Bahia K000206912
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [8305], Brazil K000931210
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [6590], Brazil K000931211
Jan 1, 1967 Hatschbach, G.G. [16385], Brazil K000931204
Apr 3, 1964 Pereira, R. [8794], Brazil K000931216
Jan 1, 1964 Trinta, Z.A. [517], Brazil K000931214
Ecuador K000502941
Hinton, G.B. [6002], Mexico K000118720
Hinton, G.B. [5541], Mexico K000118721
Hinton, G.B. [5646], Mexico K000118722
Hinton, G.B. [5654], Mexico K000118723
Myers, J. [564], Panama K000931203
Burchell [2718], Brazil K000931212
Martius [1134], Brazil K000931198
Pereira, E. [4429], Brazil K000931215
Gardner, G. [5432], Brazil K000931199
Gardner, G. [5432], Brazil K000931208
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000263463
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000263465
Krauss [283], South Africa K000263464
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000279286
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000279287
Tate, R. [102(36)], Nicaragua K001259427
Dusén, P. [13609], Brazil K000931209
MacGillivray, J. [s.n.], Australia K000279288
Salvin, O. [s.n.], Guatemala K001259426
Lemos, R. [20631], Brazil K000931200
Nation W. [s.n.], Peru K000117554 Unknown type material
Traill, J.W.H. [152], Brazil K000931202
Glaziou [9393], Brazil K000931213
Lützelburg [21465], Brazil K000931201
Hinds [s.n.], Ecuador Vigna brachystachys K000117547 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5546] Dolichos gangeticus K001121249
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5546] Dolichos gangeticus K001121250
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5546] Dolichos gangeticus K001121251

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 15(1): 194 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2016). Flore du Gabon 49: 1-407. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
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  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Araújo, D. & Alves, M. (2010). Climbing plants of a fragmented area of lowland Atlantic forest, Igarassu, Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil) Phytotaxa 8: 1-24.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1983). Flora du Rwanda 2: 1-603. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • Berhaut, J. (1976). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 5: 1-658. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
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  • Lewalle, J. (1970). Liste floristique et répartition altitudinale de la flore du Burundi occidental: 1-84. Université officielle de Bujumbura.
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Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Wilczek in Fl. Congo Belge 6: 363.
  • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 2: 401
  • not of F.T.A. 2: 205
  • in Mart. Fl. Bras. 15: 194, t. 50, fig. 2 (1859)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2016). Flore du Gabon 49: 1-407. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014-continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Araújo, D. & Alves, M. (2010). Climbing plants of a fragmented area of lowland Atlantic forest, Igarassu, Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil) Phytotaxa 8: 1-24.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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