Vigna unguiculata subsp. cylindrica (L.) Verdc.

First published in Kew Bull. 24: 544 (1970)
This name is a synonym of Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento. [Cited as Vigna unguiculata.]
  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 2: 627-1887. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Vigna unguiculata.]
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Vigna unguiculata.]

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Pullaiah, T. & Chennaiah, E. (1997). Flora of Andhra Pradesh (Ranunculaceae - Alangiaceae)
  • Robertson, S. A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
  • Saxena, H. O. & Brahman, M. (1994). The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)
  • Singh, A. N. (1993). In: Verma, D. M. & al. (Eds.) Flora of Madhya Pradesh, Vol. 1.
  • Thuan, N. (1979). In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam. Vol. 17
  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
  • de Cordemoy, E. J. (1895). Flore de l'ile de la Reunion

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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