1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Mucuna atropurpurea (Roxb.) DC. ex Wight

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India, Sri Lanka.

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    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Bhainswalibel, Buchariwa, Bu-chariya, Ginipus-wel

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Sri Lanka

    Mucuna atropurpurea (Roxb.) DC. ex Wight appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 254 (1834)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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