Mucuna ferox Verdc.

First published in Kew Bull. 35: 745 (1981)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Tropical Africa. It is a climber and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Verdcourt, B. (1981). Kew Bull. 35:743-52. New taxa of Mucuna from E. Africa & Austr.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 31, 2002 Pawek, Jean [7031], Malawi K000071158 No
Jan 31, 2002 Phillips, Eleanor [2828], Malawi K000071160 No
Jan 31, 2002 Grosvenor, R.K. [1222], Malawi K000071159 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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