Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is has environmental uses, as animal food and a medicine and for food.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A hairy climber
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Deep blue flowers

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2500 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Arauca, Atlántico, Caldas, Casanare, Cauca, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Magda
Habit
Liana, Climbing.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Bejuco Culebra, Calapo, Calopo, Calopogonio-indico, Falso-oro, Jequirana, Jicama, Marmelada-de-boi, Mielillo, Orelha-de-onca, Wild Ground Nut

[FZ]

Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Trailing or twining herb 1–several m long, densely pilose with long spreading ferruginous hairs.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets (1.5)4–10(15) × (1.3)2–5(9.3) cm, elliptic, ovate or rhombic-ovate, obtuse or subacute and apiculate at the apex, rounded at the base, the lateral leaflets oblique, appressed pilose or pubescent on both surfaces; petiole 2–16 cm long, pilose; rhachis 0.5–2.2 cm long; stipules 4 mm long, ovate-lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1–10 cm long above a peduncle 0–17 cm long, ferruginous pilose; fascicles c. 6-flowered, often well separated or sometimes single and subsessile; pedicels very short; bracts and bracteoles 4 mm long, lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 6–8 mm long, pilose; teeth subulate, the upper 2 more or less equalling the tube in length, the lower 3 longer.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard blue, 7–10 × 5–6 mm, emarginate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary hairy; style glabrous, more or less equalling the ovary in length.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 2–4 cm × 3.5–5 mm, linear-oblong, straight or curved, densely bristly ferruginous hairy, 5–8-seeded, transversely impressed between the seeds; fruiting pedicels 2–3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds dark brown or yellow-brown, 2.5–3.7 × 2.5–3 × 1.5–2 mm, squarish or oblong; hilum small, round, central, with a short impressed groove at one end.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora, liana
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
bejuco de ortiga, calopo, kudzú, rabo de iguana

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Trailing or twining herb 1-several m. long, densely pilose with long spreading ferruginous hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets elliptic, ovate or rhomboid-ovate, (1·5–)4–10(–15) cm. long, (1·3–)2–5(–9·3) cm. wide, obtuse or subacute and apiculate at the apex, rounded at the base, the laterals oblique, adpressed pilose or pubescent on both surfaces; petiole 2–16 cm. long, pilose; rhachis 0·5–2·2 cm. long; stipules ovate-lanceolate, 4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1–10 cm. long above a peduncle 0–17 cm. long, ferruginous pilose; fascicles ± 6-flowered, often well-separated or sometimes single and subsessile; pedicels very short; bracts and bracteoles lanceolate, 4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 6–8 mm. long, pilose; teeth subulate, the upper 2 about as long as the tube, the lower 3 longer.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard blue, 0·7–1 cm. long, 5–6 mm. wide, emarginate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary hairy; style glabrous, about as long as the ovary.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods linear-oblong, 2–4 cm. long, 3·5–5 mm. wide, straight or curved, densely bristly ferruginous hairy, 5–8-seeded, transversely impressed between the seeds; fruiting pedicels 2–3 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds dark brown or yellow-brown, squarish or oblong, longest dimension 2·5–3·7 mm., shorter dimension 2·5–3 mm., 1·5–2 mm. thick; hilum small, round, central, with a short impressed groove at one end.
Habitat
Widely cultivated from 900–1500 m. as a cover crop or green manure but undoubtedly occuring as an escape in U3 and T7 and quite probably elsewhere; Davies states “side of furrow, 900 m.”
Distribution
tropical S. America, Central America, West Indies, also widely introduced into tropical Africa and Asia K7 T7 U3 U4 Z

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Forage, Weed

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Congo, Cook Is., Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Queensland, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre

Calopogonium mucunoides Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [82], Cameroon K000338266
Jul 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [178], Cameroon K000108166
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1373], Cameroon K000108151
Oct 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [1646], Cameroon K000051307
Sep 1, 1998 Dutra, E.A. [34], Bahia K000206326
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7869], Ceará K000206773
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7811], Ceará K000206772
Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [556], Cameroon K000436669
Jun 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [1071], Piauí K000206319
May 1, 1995 Hatschbach, G.G. [60685], Brazil K000931103
Jan 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [3660], Bahia K000206771
Aug 2, 1989 Leoni, L.S. [779], Brazil K000931104
Mar 29, 1988 Silva, M.A. [8], Brazil K000931098
Aug 20, 1987 Coradin, L. [19721], Brazil K000931101
Jul 3, 1987 Coradin, L. [7949], Brazil K000931100
Jan 1, 1987 Manning, S.D. [681], Cameroon K000087067
Jan 1, 1986 Frame, D. [121], Brazil K000931093
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [5230], Cameroon K000087065
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [993], Bahia K000206320
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [714], Bahia K000206321
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [1119], Bahia K000206322
Jan 1, 1972 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8672], Cameroon K000087066
Feb 12, 1970 Pereira, E. [7663], Brazil K000931105
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [5985], Brazil K000931094
Coradin, L. [7843], Ceará K000207270
Gardner, G. [1561], Ceará K000206325
Seemann [215], Panama K000502749
Hinton, G.B. [2247], Mexico K000118589
Ule, E. [8175], Brazil K000931096
Lewis, G.P. [1467], Brazil K000931102
Seemann [215], Panama K000502748
Sintenis, P. [877], Puerto Rico K000502757
Bisby, F.A. [1232], Brazil K000931095
Hinton, G.B. [5156], Mexico K000118590
Coradin, L. [2100], Brazil K000931099
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000206324
Sintenis, P. [5534], Puerto Rico K000502756
Hinton, G.B. [10905], Mexico K000118591
Traill, J.W.H. [149], Brazil K000931097
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000206323

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 9: 423 (1826)

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