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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb

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Vernacular
Pois du Cap

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Use
Environmental, Food and Drink, Medicine

Doubtfully present in:

Laos, Vietnam

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

New Guinea

Vigna vexillata var. vexillata appears in other Kew resources:

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