1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna pesa De Wild.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to S. Tropical Africa.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Mucuna pesa De Wild. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 115 (1914)

    Accepted by

    • Moura, T.M. & Lewis, G.P. (2014). Taxonomic studies in the Mucuna poggei complex (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) Kew Bulletin 69(9544): 1-9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Moura, T.M. & Lewis, G.P. (2014). Taxonomic studies in the Mucuna poggei complex (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) Kew Bulletin 69(9544): 1-9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    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