Mucuna occidentalis (Hepper) T.M.Moura & G.P.Lewis

First published in Kew Bull. 69(4): (2014)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2016). Flore du Gabon 49: 1-407. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2016). Flore du Gabon 49: 1-407. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14184], Cameroon Mucuna poggei var. occidentalis K000094100 No
Aug 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14184], Cameroon Mucuna poggei var. occidentalis K000094101 No
Deighton, F.C. [5600], Sierra Leone Mucuna poggei var. occidentalis K000263326 holotype Yes
Deighton, F.C. [5600], Sierra Leone Mucuna poggei var. occidentalis K000263327 holotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew 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 Bulletin

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