Mucuna canaliculata Verdc.

First published in Kew Bull. 32: 460 (1978)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Papua New Guinea. It is a climbing shrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

New Guinea

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Ohashi, H. & Adema, F. (2016). Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 16. The genus Mucuna. Blumea 61: 90-124.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Clemens, M.S. [7731], Papua New Guinea K000628253 No
Clemens, M.S. [7255], Papua New Guinea K000628254 No
Millar [22604], Papua New Guinea K000628249 No
Womersley, J.S. [43731], Papua New Guinea K000628252 No
Streimann, H. [18443], Papua New Guinea K000628255 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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