1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna elliptica DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Jamaica, E. Ecuador to Bolivia and NW. Brazil.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Ecuador, Jamaica, Peru

    Mucuna elliptica DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. 2: 405 (1825)

    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.
    • Moura, T.M., Lewis, G.P., Mansano, V.F. & Tozzi, A.M.G.A. (2014). Taxonomic studies in Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) from Peru Systematic Botany 39: 884-896.
    • Moura, T.M. & al. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Mucuna (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) in Brazil Systematic Botany 38: 631-637.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Moura, T.M. & al. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Mucuna (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) in Brazil Systematic Botany 38: 631-637.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0