1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna monosperma Roxb. ex Wight

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China.

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    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Negro Bean

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand

    Mucuna monosperma Roxb. ex Wight appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1985 Cayley [s.n.] K000899941
    Jan 1, 1985 Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India K000797544 isotype
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5623], India K001121486 Unknown type material
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5623], India K001121487
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121483
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121484
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121485
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121488
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121489
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5622], Myanmar Mucuna corymbosa K001121481
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5622], Myanmar Mucuna corymbosa K001121482

    First published in Bot. Misc. 2: 346 (1831)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Wiriadinata, H., Ohashi, H. & Adema, F. (2016). Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 16. The genus Mucuna Blumea 61: 90-124.
    • Shimpale, V.B. & Yadav, S.R. (2009). New records to the flora of Great Nicobar island Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 430-433.
    • 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.
    • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Shimpale, V.B. & Yadav, S.R. (2009). New records to the flora of Great Nicobar island Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 430-433.
    • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Rao, R. S. (1985). Flora of Goa, Diu, Daman, Dadra & Nagarhaveli Vol 1

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    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.
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    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