Pachyrhizus Rich. ex DC.

First published in Mém. Légum.: 379 (1826)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Venezuela and NW. Argentina.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Fiji, Florida, Gabon, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1995 Cardenas, H. [1711] Bolivia K001044100 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 1, 1995 Cardenas, H. [1711] Bolivia K000502939 Unknown Type Material Yes
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 5526] Mauritius K001121168 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jockson, A. Thailand K:SPC-29047.563 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5526] K001121166 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5526] K001121167 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5526] K001121165 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5526] K001121169 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0