1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Centrosema (DC.) Benth.
      1. Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America to E. U.S.A. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 40 - 2600 m.
    Habit
    Herb or creeper.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Azulada, Bejuco De Juventud, Blue Bell, Butterfly Pea, Colincito, Conchita De Virginia, Consuelo De Los Caminantes, Corde Violon, Cuchitlito, Cunha, Feijao Do Campo, Feijao-do-mato, Feijaozinho-de-capoeira, Flor De Conchitas, Frijol Marrullero, Jequiritir
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 40 - 2600 m.; Andes, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    French Guiana, Guyana

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Gabon, Ghana, India, Jawa, New Caledonia, Réunion

    Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 3, 2008 Rico, L. [1967], Dominican Republic K000478738
    Feb 4, 2008 Hatschbach, G.G. [75017], Brazil K000920874
    Apr 1, 2003 Coradin, L. [2470], Pernambuco K000206686
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [1204], Bahia K000206699
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [1199], Bahia K000206698
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [3314], Pernambuco K000206697
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [3377], Bahia K000206696
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [2927], Bahia K000206692
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [2959], Bahia K000206691
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [7702], Bahia K000206695
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [4459], Bahia K000206694
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [2894], Bahia K000206693
    Jan 1, 1997 Coradin, L. [4857], Bahia K000206690
    Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [3836], Bahia K000206749
    Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [3551], Bahia K000206689
    Jul 11, 1992 Holton, I.F. [s.n.], Colombia K000927784
    Jul 11, 1992 Sallé [s.n.], USA K000927787
    Jan 1, 1992 Hinton, G.B. [4792], Mexico K000118514
    Jan 1, 1992 Hinton, G.B. [7060], Mexico K000118517
    Jan 1, 1992 Hinton, G.B. [7060], Mexico K000118518
    Jan 1, 1992 Hinton, G.B. [4994], Mexico K000118519
    Jan 1, 1992 Hinton, G.B. [9623A], Mexico K000118516
    Aug 25, 1987 Coradin, L. [8236], Brazil K000920877
    Dec 1, 1985 Noblick, L.R. [3590], Bahia K000205992
    Jan 1, 1985 Teixeira, L.O.A. [718], Brazil K000920876
    Jan 1, 1984 Pedra Cavalo, G. [378], Bahia K000205989
    Jul 1, 1983 Hatschbach, G.G. [46658], Brazil K000920875
    May 19, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [1188], Brazil K000920878
    Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [986], Bahia K000205990
    Dec 1, 1981 Tweedie [361], Brazil K000920852
    Dec 1, 1981 Glaziou [s.n.] K000920851
    Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [214452], Bahia K000205994
    Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [214451], Bahia K000205995
    Aug 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [21643], Bahia K000205996
    Aug 1, 1981 Mori, S.A. [9541], Bahia K000205991
    Oct 1, 1979 Euponino, A. [381], Bahia K000205987
    Aug 5, 1978 Schomburgk, R. [692], Guyana K000328228
    Jan 1, 1978 Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K000920863
    Jan 1, 1978 Klotzsch [s.n.], Brazil K000920868
    Jan 1, 1978 Fiebrig, K. [1495], Paraguay K000920872
    Jan 1, 1978 Fox [435], Brazil K000920849
    Jan 1, 1978 Glaziou [8639], Brazil K000920862
    Jan 1, 1978 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000920850
    Jan 1, 1978 Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K000920869
    Aug 2, 1974 Regnell, A.F. [III.439], Brazil K000920848
    Mar 26, 1967 Lindeman, J.C. [5064], Brazil K000920873
    Apr 6, 1964 Pereira, E. [8790], Brazil K000920854
    Jan 1, 1964 Trinta, Z.A. [493], Brazil K000920859
    Harley, R.M. [17270], Bahia K000205988
    Harley, R.M. [16283], Bahia K000205993
    Queiroz, L.P. [9228], Brazil K000920879
    Coradin, L. [6000], Bahia K000205997
    Coradin, L. [5852], Piauí K000205998
    Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000205986
    Castellanos, A. [26227], Brazil K000920856
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K000920861
    Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000920865
    Dusén, P. [11742], Brazil K000920853
    Miers, J. [3306], Brazil K000920857
    Miers, J. [3306], Brazil K000920858
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000920866
    Boaz [s.n.], Brazil K000920864
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [12579], Brazil K000920855
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [4353], Brazil K000920860
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K000920867
    Burchell [1316], Brazil K000920870
    Burchell [1519], Brazil K000920871

    First published in Comm. Legum. Gen.: 56 (1837)

    Accepted by

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    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
    • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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