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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Cape Verde, Tropical & S. Africa.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Asparagus Bean, Augenbohne, Black Eye, Black-eyed Pea, Catjang, Cow Pea, Cowpea, Crowder Pea, Dolico Esparrago, Dolique, Fasolita, Feijao Frade, Haricot Dolique, Inek Nokhudu, Korovi Gorokh, Korovyachi Gorokh, Kuherbse, Lobiya, Long Bean, Lovia, Lubiyo, P

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Boemes, Catjang, Dolique Blanc, Dolique Noir, Dolique Pourpre, Horse Gram, Katchang, Lobia, Rawans, Rawas, Voeme

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 7.5–20 x more than 0.5 cm wide.

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[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink

[FSOM]
Use
Cultivated for its edible seeds

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cambodia, Chad, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Somalia, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Yemen

Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121261
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549], India Dolichos catjang K001121254
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549], India Dolichos catjang K001121255
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121256
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121257
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121258
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121259
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549], India Dolichos catjang K001121260
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5549] Dolichos catjang K001121262
Vigna sinensis 9296.000
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5550] Dolichos sinensis K001121263
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5550] Dolichos sinensis K001121264
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5550] Dolichos sinensis K001121265
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5550] Dolichos sinensis K001121266
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5550] Dolichos sinensis K001121267

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