Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis (L.) Verdc.

First published in P.H.Davis (ed.), Fl. Turkey 3: 266 (1970)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is a cultigen from NE. & E. Tropical Africa. It is a scrambling annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya

Introduced into:

Algeria, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chad, East Himalaya, Egypt, Gilbert Is., Guatemala, Honduras, India, Libya, Marianas, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist. Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • 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 check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist. Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • 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 check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364244 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364236 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364240 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] New Caledonia Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001363679 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364237 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364251 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364248 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364238 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364235 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364239 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Thailand Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364241 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364234 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364245 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364232 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364246 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364247 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Thailand Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364242 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364233 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Cyprus Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364231 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364230 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364250 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364229 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364249 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Vanuatu Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis K001364243 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0