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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.

[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
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 50 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; mangrove., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket.
Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Beach Bean, Drautolu, Feseka Tahi, Field Bean, Haricot du Bord de Mer, Karal Li-me, Kodippayaru, Liane Ronde, Pine Lautolo, Pipi Tatahi, Pois Marron, Shore Bean, Tutu Faroa, Wavue

[FTEA]

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

Habit
Climbing or scrambling perennial herb up to several metres long.
Stem
Stems densely hairy when young, later glabrous or with a few scattered hairs.
Leaves
Leaflets 3, rounded-obovate, 3·5–9·5 cm. long, 2·5–7·5 cm. wide, rounded but often mucronulate at the apex, broadly cuneate to a narrowly rounded base, appearing glabrous but with scattered adpressed short bristly hairs on both surfaces; venation rather raised and reticulate; petioles 1·5–11·5 cm. long; rhachis 0·5–3 cm. long; petiolules 2–6 mm. long; stipules ovate, ± 2·5 mm. long, veined.
Inflorescences
Racemes with a rhachis 2–3 cm. long, pubescent; peduncle 4·3–10·5 cm. long, sometimes thickening; pedicels 4·5–6 mm. long; bracteoles deciduous, lanceolate, ± 1·5 mm. long, 1-nerved.
Calyx
Calyx-tube 2·5 mm. long, glabrous; lobes deltoid, 1–1·5 mm. long, the upper pair united into an entire lip, ciliate.
Corolla
Standard yellow, obovate, 1·2–1·3 cm. long, 1·4 cm. wide.
Fruits
Pods linear-oblong, slightly curved, inflated, 3·5–6 cm. long, 8–9 mm. wide, glabrous, slightly constricted between the 2–6 seeds.
Seeds
Seeds yellow-brown or red-brown, oblong, longer dimension 6–7 mm., shorter dimension 5–6 mm., 4·5–5 mm. thick; hilum oblong, slightly narrowed to one end; testa raised slightly at either end and around the hilum; rim-aril not developed.
Habitat
Coastal bushland and just above high tide mark on sandy shores; sea-level
Distribution
P T6 T8 Z tropical Asia, Australia, Polynesia and America

[FZ]

Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

Habit
Climbing or scrambling perennial herb up to several metres long.
Stem
Stem densely hairy when young, later glabrous or with a few scattered hairs.
Leaflets
Leaflets 3, 6.5–9.5 × 5–8 cm, rounded-obovate, retuse or rounded but often mucronulate at the apex, broadly cuneate to a narrowly rounded base, appearing glabrous but with scattered appressed short bristly hairs on both surfaces; venation rather raised and reticulate; petiole 6–11.5 cm long; rhachis 1–3 cm long; stipules c. 2.5–3 × 1.5 mm, ovate, bilobed at the base, multinerved.
Inflorescences
Peduncle 3–12 cm × 1.2–2.5 mm, glabrous with few scattered hairs; rhachis 2–3 cm long, rarely up to 6 cm, 6–8-noded, rarely up to 20 nodes, internodes 3–5 mm long.
Flowers
Flower yellow, 12–13 × 12–14 mm; pedicel 3–6 mm long, expanding as the pod matures; bracteoles c. 1.5 mm long, lanceolate, 1-nerved.
Calyx
Calyx glabrous; tube 2–2.5 mm long; lobes 0.5–1.5 mm long, the lower slightly longer, deltate, ciliate; the upper pair united into an entire lip.
Corolla
Standard with two central appendages; keel slightly twisted towards the right, with a short beak.
Ovary
Ovary 6–10-ovuled.
Fruits
Pods 5.5–6.5 cm × 7–9 mm, linear-oblong, slightly curved, inflated, glabrous or very sparsely pubescent, slightly constricted between seeds, with a short curved beak.
Seeds
Seed cream-coloured, 5.5–7 × 4.5–6 × 4–5 mm; hilum 2–3 mm long, almost central; rim aril not developed.

[FWTA]

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

Habit
Stem glabrous, prostrate or twining
Ecology
Amongst grass on the sea-shore
Flowers
Flowers yellow.

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

Native to:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Congo, Cook Is., Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Cuba, Panamá, Puerto Rico

Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1983 Carvalho, A.M. [1240], Bahia K000206913
Harley, R.M. [17272], Bahia K000206915
Harley, R.M. [17272], Bahia K000206914
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000263462
Vogel [18] Vigna oblonga K000263366 Unknown type material
Vogel [s.n.], Niger Vigna oblonga K000263367
Sinclair [s.n.] Vigna oblonga K000117555 Unknown type material
Mueller [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279292
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279289
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279291
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279290

First published in Interpr. Herb. Amboin.: 285 (1917)

Accepted by

  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • 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.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14 Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.
  • 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.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1975). Vascular plants of Aitutaki Atoll Research Bulletin 190: 73-84.
  • Sykes, W.R. (1970). Contributions to the flora of Niue Bulletin, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 200: 1-321.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Exell Cat. S. Tomé 163.
  • Interpr. Rumph. Herb. Amboin. 285 (1917)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14 Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Turner, I.M., Xing, F. & Corlett, R.T. (2000). An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores The Raffles bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. 8: 23-116.
  • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
  • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
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  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1975). Vascular plants of Aitutaki Atoll Research Bulletin 190: 73-84.
  • Sykes, W.R. (1970). Contributions to the flora of Niue Bulletin, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 200: 1-321.
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