Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Centrosema brasilianum (L.) Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to Tropical America and S. Caribbean. It is used as animal food and a medicine.

[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. 40 - 130 m.; Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora, liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 40–130 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Arauca, Chocó, Magdalena.
Habit
Liana, Climbing.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Babuia, Brincos De Princesa, Cunha, Espia Caminho, Jequiritirana, Jequitirana

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

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Centrosema brasilianum (L.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 19, 2007 Hatschbach, G.G. [75641], Brazil K000920756 Yes
Oct 18, 2005 Folli, D.A. [4914], Brazil K000920764 Yes
May 1, 2003 Arbo, M.M. [7188], Bahia K000188385 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [3112], Alagoas K000206730 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7622], Bahia K000206723 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [2598], Piauí K000206722 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [1932], Ceará K000206718 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7668], Bahia K000206717 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [3127], Pernambuco K000206731 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7736], Pernambuco K000206729 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7628], Bahia K000206720 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7584], Bahia K000206721 No
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7796], Ceará K000206719 No
Mar 1, 1996 Nascimento, M.S.B. [1057], Piauí K000206746 Yes
Oct 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [1042], Piauí K000206054 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Pirani, J.R. [CFCR 10760], Brazil K000920759 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K000920758 Yes
Dec 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [26556], Bahia K000206050 Yes
Aug 16, 1987 Coradin, L. [8270], Brazil K000920761 Yes
Jul 3, 1987 Coradin, L. [7947], Brazil K000920757 Yes
Nov 1, 1986 Coradin, L. [6504], Bahia K000206093 No
Jan 1, 1983 Pirani, J.R. [CFCR1606], Bahia K000206066 No
Sep 1, 1982 Silva, F.C. [81], Piauí K000206052 Yes
Apr 1, 1982 Pinto, G.C.P. [34281], Bahia K000206053 Yes
Dec 1, 1981 Glaziou [9730], Brazil K000920746 Yes
Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [221541], Bahia K000206056 Yes
Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [221542], Bahia K000206057 Yes
Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [22347], Bahia K000206092 No
Jun 19, 1981 Lowe, J. [4239], Brazil K000920762 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Ule, E. [90511], Ceará K000206067 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Ule, E. [90512], Ceará K000206064 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Dawe, M.J. [s.n.], Rio Grande do Norte K000206058 Yes
Aug 11, 1977 Ule, E. [7799], Brazil K000920745 Yes
Aug 11, 1977 Ule, E. [8176], Brazil K000920754 Yes
Aug 1, 1977 Harley, R.M. [18457], Bahia K000206062 Yes
Aug 2, 1974 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000920753 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Silva, M. [2241], Brazil K000920737 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Pires, J.M. [52160], Brazil K000920736 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Pires, J.M. [52201], Brazil K000920740 Yes
Jan 1, 1962 Pires, J.M. [51075], Brazil K000920739 Yes
Coradin, L. [7841], Ceará K000206734 No
Coradin, L. [7904], Piauí K000206733 No
Coradin, L. [8679], Bahia K000206728 No
Coradin, L. [7863], Ceará K000206726 No
Coradin, L. [7886], Ceará K000206737 No
Coradin, L. [2878], Bahia K000206045 Yes
Coradin, L. [2857], Bahia K000206046 No
Coradin, L. [3044], Alagoas K000206048 Yes
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000206051 Yes
Dawe, M.J. [9], Rio Grande do Norte K000206059 Yes
Coradin, L. [6337], Bahia K000206061 No
Gardner, G. [2106], Piauí K000206188 Yes
s.coll. [1135], Brazil K000328215 Yes
Burchell [9439], Brazil K000920751 Yes
Gardner [5993], Brazil K000920742 Yes
Coradin, L. [7798], Ceará K000206742 No
Coradin, L. [7825], Ceará K000206727 No
Coradin, L. [7875], Ceará K000206739 No
Coradin, L. [7803], Ceará K000206743 Yes
Harley, R.M. [17293], Bahia K000206055 Yes
s.coll. [118], French Guiana K000920748 Yes
Burchell [8855], Brazil K000920752 Yes
Coradin, L. [7894], Ceará K000206741 No
Burchell [10028], Brazil K000920750 Yes
Coradin, L. [7854], Ceará K000206740 No
Coradin, L. [2866], Bahia K000206049 No
Coradin, L. [7904], Piauí K000206735 No
Sandeman, C. [2201], Brazil K000920738 Yes
Coradin, L. [7846], Ceará K000206736 No
Gardner [2534], Brazil K000206189 Yes
Coradin, L. [7834], Ceará K000206738 No
Spruce [259], Brazil K000920749 Yes
Gardner, G. [2107], Piauí K000206187 Yes
Coradin, L. [7834], Ceará K000206732 No
Coradin, L. [2922], Bahia K000206047 No
Coradin, L. [7840], Ceará K000206724 No
Filho, H.F.L. [1682], Brazil K000920763 Yes
Gardner [5993], Brazil K000920741 Yes
Glaziou [9737], Brazil K000920747 Yes
Coradin, L. [7840], Ceará K000206725 No
Gardner [2106], Brazil K000920755 Yes
Schomburgk [239], Brazil K000920743 Yes
Coradin, L. [5101], Brazil K000920760 Yes
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000920744 Yes
Glaziou [10519], Brazil K000920735 Yes
Venezuela K001476940 Yes
Venezuela K001476941 Yes
Venezuela K001476944 Yes
Venezuela K001476945 Yes
Venezuela K001476946 Yes
Colombia K001476947 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [3256], Paraíba Centrosema brasilianum var. angustifolium K000206042 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Kallunki, J.A. [381], Bahia Centrosema brasilianum var. angustifolium K000206041 No
Jan 1, 1979 Coradin, L. [1211], Bahia Centrosema brasilianum var. angustifolium K000206043 No

First published in Comm. Legum. Gen.: 54 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Araújo, D. & Alves, M. (2010). Climbing plants of a fragmented area of lowland Atlantic forest, Igarassu, Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil). Phytotaxa 8: 1-24.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay. Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • da Silva e Silva, W.L., Cajueiro Gurgel, E.S., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Falcão da Silva, M. (2013). Inventário e distribuição geográfica de Leguminosae no arquipélago de Marajó, PA, Brazil. Hoehnea 40: 627-647.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil. Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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