Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Lablab Adans.

Lablab purpureus subsp. bengalensis (Jacq.) Verdc.

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is India.

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Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb

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Conservation
Rare
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb

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Use
Food and Drink

Native to:

India

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Kenya, Laos, Mauritius, Pakistan, Philippines, Tanzania, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Lablab purpureus subsp. bengalensis (Jacq.) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900647 isotype Yes
Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900648 isotype Yes
Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900649 isotype Yes
May 1, 1991 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900651 holotype Yes
May 1, 1991 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900650 isotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 24: 411 (1970)

Accepted by

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
  • Das, M. N. & Maheshwari, J. K. (1982). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 3:201-225. The Legumes of Vaishali Distr...
  • Nguyen van Thuan (1979). 17. Legumineuses In: Fl. Cambodge, Laos, Vietnam. Paris:Mus. N. H
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Robertson, S. A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
  • Thuan, N. (1979). In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam. Vol. 17
  • Verdcourt, B. (1970). Kew Bull. 24:379-447. Studies in FTEA Leg.-Pap. : III.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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