1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna platyphylla A.Gray

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sulawesi to W. Pacific.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    D'Albertis Creeper

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Caroline Is., Fiji, Maluku, New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Tonga

    Introduced into:

    Christmas I.

    Mucuna platyphylla A.Gray appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 1: 443 (1854)

    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.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Banks, R.C. (ed.) (1982). Wildlife and wildlife habitat of American Samoa 2: 1-151. U.S. Fisch and Wildlife services, Washington.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Banks, R.C. (ed.) (1982). Wildlife and wildlife habitat of American Samoa 2: 1-151. U.S. Fisch and Wildlife services, Washington.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

    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