Rhynchosia Lour.

First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 460 (1790)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Marquesas, New Caledonia, Niue, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Moteetee, A.H., Boatwright, J.S. & Jaca, T.P. (2014). A review of Rhynchosia section Polytropia (Phaseoleae, Fabaceae) and a new species from the Western Cape province, South Africa. Systematic Botany 39: 1127-1131.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 216.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Fl. Cochinch.: 460 (1790) nom. conserv.
  • Hutchinson, Gen. Fl. Pl. 1: 423 (1964)*.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Verdcourt in Fl. Trop. E. Afr. (1971).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fl. Cochinch.: 460 (1790)
  • Hutch., G.F.P. 1: 423 (1964), nom. conserv.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1978 Hinton, G.B. [14036] Mexico K000118745 Yes
Jan 1, 1976 Hinton, G.B. [5399] Mexico K000118746 Yes
Jan 1, 1976 s.coll. [s.n.] United States K000900425 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1976 Langlasse [549bis] Mexico K000082214 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1976 Nuttall, T. [s.n.] United States K000900426 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Balansa, B. [1538] Paraguay K000502984 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Hassler, E. [5496] Paraguay K000502985 Type Yes
Aug 26, 1920 Wilms, F. [395] South Africa K000263778 Type Yes
Burke [s.n.] South Africa K000263780 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burke [s.n.] South Africa K000263832 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cooper, T. [2258] South Africa K003985484 Yes
Grayum, M.H. [11343] Costa Rica K001635295 No
Echlon South Africa K000263850 Syntype Yes
Tellez, O. [12583] Mexico K000082224 Type Yes
Schinz, H. [794] South Africa K000263847 Unknown Type Material Yes
Welwitsch [4093] Angola K000263762 Type Yes
Burke [s.n.] South Africa K000263779 Type Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000263825 Type Yes
Schlechter [11115] South Africa K000263767 Type Yes
Schinz, H. [793] South Africa K000263846 Unknown Type Material Yes
Zeyher [505] South Africa K000263781 Type Yes
Hinton, G.B. [2280] Mexico K000118758 Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000263826 Type Yes
Bullock, A.A. [3935] Tanzania K:SPC-15505.000 No
Welwitsch [4074] Angola K000263745 Type Yes
Zeyher [383] South Africa K000263803 Type Yes
[see label] [s.n.] South Africa K000263828 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stirton, C.H. [11168] South Africa K:SPC-51217.000 No
s.coll. [5567] Burma K000900365 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [5576] Burma K000900366 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rico, L.; Malcolm-Tompkins, P.; Zappi, D.C.; Ulian, T. [1988] Dominican Republic K000478755 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [3074] Mexico K000118759 Yes
Burke [457] South Africa K000263829 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burke [457] South Africa K000263830 Unknown Type Material Yes
Zeyher [574] South Africa K000263831 Type Yes
Harvey, W.H. [840] South Africa K000263851 Unknown Type Material Yes
Meikle, R.D. [1033] Nigeria K:SPC-11637.000 No
Tonduz, A. [12951] Costa Rica Leycephyllum K000082212 Isotype Yes

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