1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna novoguineensis Scheff.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Maluku (Halmahera) to Bismarck Archipelago.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Flame Of The Forest, New Guinea Creeper

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Maluku, New Guinea

    Introduced into:

    Sri Lanka

    Mucuna novoguineensis Scheff. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milliken, W. [1437], Indonesia 62757.000
    Utteridge, T.M.A. [25], Papua New Guinea 63886.000

    First published in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 1: 18 (1876)

    Accepted by

    • Wiriadinata, H., Ohashi, H. & Adema, F. (2016). Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 16. The genus Mucuna Blumea 61: 90-124.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
    • Parham, J. W. (1972). Plants of the Fiji Islands

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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