Mucuna pesa De Wild.

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 115 (1914)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to S. Tropical Africa. It is a climber and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Moura, T.M. & Lewis, G.P. (2014). Taxonomic studies in the Mucuna poggei complex (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae). Kew Bulletin 69(9544): 1-9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Moura, T.M. & Lewis, G.P. (2014). Taxonomic studies in the Mucuna poggei complex (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae). Kew Bulletin 69(9544): 1-9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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