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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
Neustanthus phaseoloides

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cusú, cuzú, kudzú, kudzú americano, kudzú tropical

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Climber or trailer sometimes forming a tangled dense mat.
Morphology Stem
Stems glabrescent to covered with long spreading ferruginous hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets ovate or rhomboid, 2–12 cm. long, 1·5–11 cm. wide, entire or lobed, acute or acuminate at the apex, rounded or cuneate at the base, pubescent above, usually velvety pilose beneath; petioles 2–13 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences with rhachis and peduncle each up to ± 15 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla mauve; standard 1–2 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods linear, compressed, 4–11 cm. long, 3–4·5 mm. wide, mostly densely adpressed pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds blackish-brown, oblong-subcylindrical, minutely reticulate, longest dimension 3–3·5 mm., shorter dimension 2·3 mm., 2 mm. thick.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 150 - 1500 m.; Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FWTA]

Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A climbing or trailing herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Pale bluish flowers.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Centro Grande Feuille, Kudzu, Puero, Tropical Kudzu

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Weed

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Angola, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Galápagos, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Liberia, Marquesas, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is., Zaïre

Neustanthus phaseoloides (Roxb.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 16, 2014 Calatayud, G. [4321], Peru Pueraria phaseoloides K001088532
Mar 19, 2007 Hatschbach, G.G. [75410], Brazil Pueraria phaseoloides K000931128
Mar 19, 2007 Hatschbach, G.G. [75388], Brazil Pueraria phaseoloides K000931130
May 1, 2006 Bisby, F.A. [1234], Brazil Pueraria phaseoloides K000931127
Oct 1, 2003 Hatschbach, G.G. [68457], Brazil Pueraria phaseoloides K000931129
Oct 1, 2003 Hatschbach, G.G. [68422], Brazil Pueraria phaseoloides K000931126
Apr 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1921], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000027488
Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3329], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000108206
Apr 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10138], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000027487
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5810], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000436885
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5805], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000437184
Nov 1, 1984 Hage, J.L. [1658], Bahia Pueraria phaseoloides K000206554
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [1142], Bahia Pueraria phaseoloides K000206556
Jan 1, 1981 Binuyo, A. [35458], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000087071
Jan 1, 1980 Fevereiro, V.P.B. [640], Paraíba Pueraria phaseoloides K000206552
Dec 1, 1979 Mattos Silva, L.A. [359], Bahia Pueraria phaseoloides K000206555
Dec 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [12002], Bahia Pueraria phaseoloides K000206553
Jan 1, 1979 Lowe, J. [3771], Cameroon Pueraria phaseoloides K000087070
Hasdial [243], Malaya Pueraria phaseoloides K000264118
Junghuhn, F.W. [151], Jawa Pueraria phaseoloides K000797400
Junghuhn, F.W. [210], Jawa Pueraria phaseoloides K000797401

First published in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh.: 235 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.

Not accepted by

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pueraria phaseoloides.]
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pueraria phaseoloides.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Pueraria phaseoloides.]

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