Mucuna monosperma Roxb. ex Wight

First published in Bot. Misc. 2: 346 (1831)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China. It is a climbing perennial or shrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Thailand

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • 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.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.
  • Shimpale, V.B. & Yadav, S.R. (2009). New records to the flora of Great Nicobar island. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 430-433.
  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Ohashi, H. & Adema, F. (2016). Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 16. The genus Mucuna. Blumea 61: 90-124.
  • 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

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.
  • Shimpale, V.B. & Yadav, S.R. (2009). New records to the flora of Great Nicobar island. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 430-433.
  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Rao, R. S. (1985). Flora of Goa, Diu, Daman, Dadra & Nagarhaveli Vol 1

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1985 Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India K000797544 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Cayley [s.n.] K000899941 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121489 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121484 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121485 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5623], India K001121486 Unknown type material Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5623], India K001121487 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121488 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5623] K001121483 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5622], Myanmar Mucuna corymbosa K001121482 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5622], Myanmar Mucuna corymbosa K001121481 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • 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