Canavalia DC.

First published in Mém. Légum.: 375 (1826), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Aldabra, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Burundi, Gilbert Is., Illinois, Niger

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Moteetee, A.N. (2016). Canavalia (Phaseoleae, Fabaceae) species in South Africa: naturalised and indigenous. South African Journal of Botany 103: 6-16.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 189.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Fam. Pl. 2: 325, 531 (1763) as “Canavali”
  • Sauer in Brittonia 16: 106–181 (1964).
  • emend. DC., Prodr. 2: 403 (1825) nom. conserv.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fam. Pl. 2: 325, 531 (1763), as Canavali
  • Mém. Legum.: 375 (1826)
  • Sauer in Brittonia 16: 106–181 (1964), nom. conserv.
  • emend. DC, Prodr. 2: 403 (1825)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [54597], Brazil K000930186 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7581], Brazil K000930182 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Sperling, C.R. [6054], Brazil K000930193 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Mexia, Y.E.J. [4986], Brazil K000930198 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K000930183 Yes
Gutierres, N.V. [s.n.], Brazil K000930187 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [14568], Brazil K000930191 Yes
Folli, D.A. [4822], Brazil K000930199 Yes
Folli, D.A. [4822], Brazil K000930200 Yes
Atkins, S. [CFCR 14817], Brazil K000930204 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [60693], Brazil K000930185 Yes
Souza, V.C. [5508], Brazil K000930205 Yes
Vinha, P. [811], Brazil K000930184 Yes
Silva, A.G. [81], Brazil K000930190 Yes
Atkins, S. [CFCR14817], Brazil K000930203 Yes
Silva, A.G. [60], Brazil K000930189 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [PCD 0357], Brazil K000930208 Yes
Souza, V.C. [5508], Brazil K000930206 Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4742], Brazil K000930196 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [36958], Brazil K000930194 Yes
Folli, D.A. [4550], Brazil K000930201 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [13252], Brazil K000930192 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [62358], Brazil K000930181 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [357], Brazil K000930207 Yes
Folli, D.A. [4550], Brazil K000930202 Yes
Augusto, L. [16/96], Brazil K000930188 Yes

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    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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    • Copyright applied to individual images
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