Psophocarpus Neck. ex DC.

First published in Prodr. 2: 403 (1825), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Egypt, Florida, Hainan, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 208.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Prodr. 2: 403 (1825) nom. conserv.
  • Verdcourt & Halliday in Kew Bull. 33: 191–227 (1978).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Prodr. 2: 403 (1825), nom. conserv.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Legumes of the World Online

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