Mucuna rostrata Benth.

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 15(1): 171 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Trinidad to Central & S. Tropical America. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses and as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panamá, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index.. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • De Moura, T.M., Lewis, G.P., Mansano, V.F. & Tozzi, A.M.G.A. (2018). A revision of the neotropical Mucuna species (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae). Phytotaxa 337: 1-65.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Moura, T.M. & al. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Mucuna (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) in Brazil. Systematic Botany 38: 631-637.
  • Moura, T.M., Lewis, G.P., Mansano, V.F. & Tozzi, A.M.G.A. (2014). Taxonomic studies in Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) from Peru. Systematic Botany 39: 884-896.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Moura, T.M. & al. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Mucuna (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae: Phaseoleae) in Brazil. Systematic Botany 38: 631-637.
  • Moura, T.M., Lewis, G.P., Mansano, V.F. & Tozzi, A.M.G.A. (2014). Taxonomic studies in Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) from Peru. Systematic Botany 39: 884-896.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 2, 2003 Peru K001474379 Yes
Mar 12, 1996 Bolivia K001474390 Yes
Dec 7, 1966 Peru K001474374 Yes
Peru 46078.000 No
Spruce, R. [1625], Amazonas K000502760 Yes
Spruce, R. [1625], Amazonas K000502761 Yes
Colombia K001474340 Yes
Colombia K001474341 Yes
Colombia K001474342 Yes
Colombia K001474343 Yes
Venezuela K001474344 Yes
Venezuela K001474345 Yes
Ecuador K001474346 Yes
Ecuador K001474347 Yes
Ecuador K001474348 Yes
Ecuador K001474349 Yes
Ecuador K001474350 Yes
Ecuador K001474351 Yes
Ecuador K001474352 Yes
Ecuador K001474353 Yes
Ecuador K001474354 Yes
Peru K001474355 Yes
Peru K001474356 Yes
Peru K001474357 Yes
Peru K001474358 Yes
Peru K001474359 Yes
Peru K001474360 Yes
Peru K001474361 Yes
Peru K001474362 Yes
Peru K001474363 Yes
Peru K001474364 Yes
Peru K001474365 Yes
Peru K001474366 Yes
Peru K001474367 Yes
Peru K001474368 Yes
Peru K001474369 Yes
Peru K001474370 Yes
Peru K001474371 Yes
Peru K001474372 Yes
Peru K001474373 Yes
Peru K001474375 Yes
Peru K001474376 Yes
Peru K001474377 Yes
Peru K001474378 Yes
Peru K001474380 Yes
Peru K001474381 Yes
Bolivia K001474382 Yes
Bolivia K001474383 Yes
Bolivia K001474384 Yes
Bolivia K001474385 Yes
Bolivia K001474386 Yes
Bolivia K001474387 Yes
Bolivia K001474388 Yes
Bolivia K001474389 Yes
Bolivia K001474391 Yes
Peru K001474392 Yes
Peru K001474393 Yes
Peru K001474394 Yes
Peru K001474395 Yes
Peru K001474396 Yes
Peru K001474397 Yes
Peru K001474398 Yes
Peru K001474399 Yes
Peru K001474400 Yes
Peru K001474401 Yes
n/a K001474402 Yes
n/a K001474403 Yes
n/a K001474404 Yes
n/a K001474405 Yes
n/a K001474406 Yes
n/a K001474407 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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
    • 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
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0