Mucuna poggei Taub.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 194 (1896)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is South Sudan to S. Tropical Africa. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Berhaut, J. (1976). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 5: 1-658. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Lewalle, J. (1970). Liste floristique et répartition altitudinale de la flore du Burundi occidental: 1-84. Université officielle de Bujumbura.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Bulletin

  • De Wildeman, E. A. J. (1913). Decades novarumspecierum florae Katangensis XII – XIV. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 535 – 547.
  • De Wildeman, E. A. J. (1914). Decades novarumspecierum florae Katangensis XV – XVIII. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 103 – 117.
  • Hauman, L. L. (1955). Contribution a L’étude des Papilionaceae-Phaseoleae du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 25 (1): 93 – 125.
  • Hepper, F. N. (1956). New taxa of Papilionaceae from West Tropical Africa. Kew Bull. 11: 113 – 134.
  • Moura, T. M. (2013). Filogenia de MucunaAdans. (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) e taxonomia das espéciesocorrentes no continente Americano. Tese (DoutoradoUniversidadeEstadual de Campinas).
  • Moura, T. M. , Torke, B. M., Mansano, V. F. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2012a). A new combination for an endemic Hawaiian species of Mucuna (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae), with a key to the Hawaiian taxa of the genus. Kew Bull. 67: 837 – 841.
  • Moura, T. M. , Zamora, N. A., Torke, B. M., Mansano, V. F. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2012b). A New Species of Mucuna (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Phaseoleae) from Costa Rica and Panama. Phytotaxa 60: 1 – 8.
  • Moura, T. M., Lewis, G. P., Mansano, V. F. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2013c). Three new species of Mucuna (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) from South America. Kew Bull. 68: 143 – 150.
  • Moura, T. M., Lewis, G. P., Mansano, V. F. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2014b). Taxonomic Studies in MucunaAdans. (Leguminosae – Papilionoideae) from Peru. Syst. Bot. 39: 884 – 896.
  • Moura, T. M., Mansano, V. F., Gereau, R. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2013e). Mucunajarocha (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Phaseoleae), a new species from Mexico. Phytotaxa 89: 43 – 46.
  • Moura, T. M., Mansano, V. F., Torke, B. M., Lewis, G. P. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2013b). A Taxonomic Revision of Mucuna (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) in Brazil. Syst. Bot. 38: 631 – 637.
  • Moura, T. M., Tozzi, A. M. G. A., Gereau, R. E., Mansano, V. F. & Lewis, G. P. (2014a). Proposal to reject the name Dolichosaltissimus (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) thus protecting the name Mucunagigantea. Taxon 63: 439.
  • Moura, T. M., Tozzi, A. M. G. A., Mansano, V. F. & Lewis, G. P. (2013a). Lectotypification of names of Neotropical species of Mucuna (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae). Taxon 62: 391 – 393.
  • Moura, T. M., Zamora, N. A., Lewis, G. P., Mansano, V. F. & Tozzi, A. M. G. A. (2013d). Mucunaglobulifera (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae), a new species from Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. Kew Bull. 68: 151 – 155.
  • Taubert 1896: 194
  • Taubert, P. H. W. (1896). Leguminosae Africanae I. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 172 – 196.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1970). Studies in the Leguminosae-Papilionoideae for the ‘Flora of East Tropical Africa’: II. Kew Bull. 24: 235 – 307.
  • Zamora, N. A. & Moura, T. M. (2014). Mucunatapantiana (Fabaceae: Faboideae: Phaseoleae), a new species from Costa Rica. Kew Bull. 69: DOI  10.1007/S12225-014-9490-4.

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.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. f., Leguminosae of Tropical Africa: 380 (1929).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 160 (1962).
  • Hauman in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 6: 134, fig. 3 (1954).
  • Hepper in Kew Bulletin 11: 127 (1956).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 433 (1949), pro parte.
  • Taub. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 23: 194 (1896).
  • Torre in Consp. Fl. Angol. 3: 252 (1966).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954). Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1960 Gossweiler, J. [4828], Angola K001307160 No
Dec 1, 1960 Gossweiler, J. [4753], Angola K001307161 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [9365], Tanzania 22747.000 No
Welwitsch [2240-2241], Angola K000263345 lectotype Yes
Homble [664] Mucuna rubroaurantiaca K000263324 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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  • 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/
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  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • 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