1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Rhynchosia Lour.
      1. Species: Rhynchosia procurrens (Hiern) K.Schum.
        1. Rhynchosia procurrens subsp. floribunda (Baker) Verdc.

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Benin to Chad and S. Tropical Africa.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian bushland and thicket
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Trailing plant on open ground
    Leaves
    Leaves pale green above and greyish beneath
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow, tinged brown
    Calyx
    Calyx viscid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Central African Repu, Chad, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Rhynchosia procurrens subsp. floribunda (Baker) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 10, 2002 Chase, N.C. [7697], Mozambique K000072073
    Jun 10, 2002 Chase, N.C. [7697], Mozambique K000072074
    Jun 10, 2002 Robinson, E.A. [6525], Zambia K000072102
    Jun 10, 2002 Robinson, E.A. [1216], Zambia K000072104
    Jun 10, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [2271], Zambia K000072090
    Jun 10, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [2353], Zambia K000072091
    Jun 10, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [2353], Zambia K000072092
    Jun 10, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [3380], Zambia K000072093
    Jun 10, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [10787], Zambia K000072096
    Jun 10, 2002 White, F. [2548], Malawi K000072070
    Jun 10, 2002 White, F. [2428], Zambia K000072103
    Jun 10, 2002 Lawton, R.M. [1214], Zambia K000072094
    Jun 10, 2002 Milne-Redhead, E. [479], Zambia K000072086
    Jun 10, 2002 Milne-Redhead, E. [513], Zambia K000072087
    Jun 10, 2002 Milne-Redhead, E. [513], Zambia K000072088
    Jun 10, 2002 Angus, A. [2503], Zambia K000072100
    Jun 10, 2002 Angus, A. [3885], Zambia K000072106
    Jun 10, 2002 Hornby, R.M. [2872], Zimbabwe K000072114
    Jun 10, 2002 Corby, H.D.L. [1583], Zimbabwe K000072110
    Jun 10, 2002 Corby, H.D.L. [2191], Zimbabwe K000072111
    Jun 10, 2002 Corby, H.D.L. [1750], Zimbabwe K000072116
    Jun 10, 2002 Mitchell, B.L. [25/62], Zambia K000072107
    Jun 10, 2002 Brummitt, R.K. [9471], Malawi K000072072
    Jun 10, 2002 Sanane, M. [1165], Zambia K000072085
    Jun 10, 2002 Eyles [8264], Zambia K000072089
    Jun 10, 2002 Bingham, M.G. [250], Zimbabwe K000072109
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [1119], Zambia K000072075
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [1119], Zambia K000072076
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [1119], Zambia K000072077
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [1119], Zambia K000072078
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [5376], Zambia K000072079
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [5376], Zambia K000072080
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [5588], Zambia K000072081
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [9454], Zambia K000072082
    Jun 10, 2002 Richards, H.M. [12831], Zambia K000072084
    Jun 10, 2002 van Rensburg, H.J. [K.B.S. 1745], Zambia K000072101
    Jun 10, 2002 van Rensburg, H.J. [K.B.S.2298], Zambia K000072105
    Jun 10, 2002 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K000072069 Unknown type material
    Jun 10, 2002 Macaulay [325], Zambia K000072097 Unknown type material
    Jun 10, 2002 Rogers, F.A. [13351], Zimbabwe K000072112
    Jun 10, 2002 Mutimushi, J.M. [3112], Zambia K000072095
    Jun 10, 2002 West, O. [2304], Zimbabwe K000072113
    Jun 10, 2002 Jack, R.W. [178], Zimbabwe K000072108
    Jun 10, 2002 Pawek, Jean [6574], Malawi K000072071
    Jun 10, 2002 McCallum-Webster, M. [854a], Zambia K000072083
    Jun 10, 2002 Sandwith, Cecil [92], Zambia K000072098
    Jun 10, 2002 King, A.E. [373] K000072099
    Jun 10, 2002 Connachi, A.P. [2], Zimbabwe K000072115

    First published in Kew Bull. 25: 77 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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