Mucuna imbricata (Roxb. ex Lindl.) DC. ex Baker

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 185 (1876)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar. It is a climber and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Dash, S.S. (2011). Notes on the distribution of some Legume species in Arunachal Pradesh. Nelumbo 53: 183-193.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, R.P. & He, Y.L. (eds.) (2021). An inventory of legume species diversity of Myanmar: 1-297. China Minzu university press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dash, S.S. (2011). Notes on the distribution of some Legume species in Arunachal Pradesh. Nelumbo 53: 183-193.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1985 Wallich, N. [5623], Bangladesh K000623185 lectotype Yes
May 1, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K000894909 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Hooker [s.n.], Bangladesh K000623186 No
Jan 1, 1985 Watt [5175], India K000623187 No
Jan 1, 1985 Belcher, R.O. [769], Myanmar K000623191 No
Jan 1, 1985 Kingdon-Ward, F. [7889], India K000623189 No
Jan 1, 1985 Meebold, A. [7261], India K000623188 No
Jan 1, 1985 Hooker [s.n.], Bangladesh K000623190 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images