Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Mucuna Adans.

Mucuna macrocarpa Wall.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Himalaya to Japan (Kyushu).

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Mucuna macrocarpa Wall. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1985 Lace, J.H. [5866], Myanmar K000797541 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Lace, J.H. [5866], Myanmar K000797542 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Collett, H. [458], Myanmar K000797543 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Wallich, N. [5618], Nepal K000797540 holotype Yes
Aug 1, 1982 Henry, A. [11702], Yunnan K000894823 syntype Yes
Aug 1, 1982 Henry, A. [11702], Yunnan K000894822 syntype Yes
Aug 1, 1982 Tsang [504], Hainan K000894819 isotype Yes
Handel-Mazzetti, H.F.v. [9562], Yunnan K000894818 isotype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5618], Nepal K001121475 Yes

First published in Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 41 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hotta, M et al (1989). Sekai Yuhyou-shokubutu(Useful Pls. of World) Heibonsha. Tokyo

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • International Legume Database and Information Service

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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/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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  • Legumes of the World Online

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