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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Vigna Savi
      1. Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.

    [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
    Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 50 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
    Habit
    Trepadora
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; mangrove., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket.
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Beach Bean, Drautolu, Feseka Tahi, Field Bean, Haricot du Bord de Mer, Karal Li-me, Kodippayaru, Liane Ronde, Pine Lautolo, Pipi Tatahi, Pois Marron, Shore Bean, Tutu Faroa, Wavue
    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Climbing or scrambling perennial herb up to several metres long.
    Stem
    Stems densely hairy when young, later glabrous or with a few scattered hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaflets 3, rounded-obovate, 3·5–9·5 cm. long, 2·5–7·5 cm. wide, rounded but often mucronulate at the apex, broadly cuneate to a narrowly rounded base, appearing glabrous but with scattered adpressed short bristly hairs on both surfaces; venation rather raised and reticulate; petioles 1·5–11·5 cm. long; rhachis 0·5–3 cm. long; petiolules 2–6 mm. long; stipules ovate, ± 2·5 mm. long, veined.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes with a rhachis 2–3 cm. long, pubescent; peduncle 4·3–10·5 cm. long, sometimes thickening; pedicels 4·5–6 mm. long; bracteoles deciduous, lanceolate, ± 1·5 mm. long, 1-nerved.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube 2·5 mm. long, glabrous; lobes deltoid, 1–1·5 mm. long, the upper pair united into an entire lip, ciliate.
    Corolla
    Standard yellow, obovate, 1·2–1·3 cm. long, 1·4 cm. wide.
    Fruits
    Pods linear-oblong, slightly curved, inflated, 3·5–6 cm. long, 8–9 mm. wide, glabrous, slightly constricted between the 2–6 seeds.
    Seeds
    Seeds yellow-brown or red-brown, oblong, longer dimension 6–7 mm., shorter dimension 5–6 mm., 4·5–5 mm. thick; hilum oblong, slightly narrowed to one end; testa raised slightly at either end and around the hilum; rim-aril not developed.
    Habitat
    Coastal bushland and just above high tide mark on sandy shores; sea-level
    Distribution
    P T6 T8 Z tropical Asia, Australia, Polynesia and America
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

    Habit
    Climbing or scrambling perennial herb up to several metres long.
    Stem
    Stem densely hairy when young, later glabrous or with a few scattered hairs.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets 3, 6.5–9.5 × 5–8 cm, rounded-obovate, retuse or rounded but often mucronulate at the apex, broadly cuneate to a narrowly rounded base, appearing glabrous but with scattered appressed short bristly hairs on both surfaces; venation rather raised and reticulate; petiole 6–11.5 cm long; rhachis 1–3 cm long; stipules c. 2.5–3 × 1.5 mm, ovate, bilobed at the base, multinerved.
    Inflorescences
    Peduncle 3–12 cm × 1.2–2.5 mm, glabrous with few scattered hairs; rhachis 2–3 cm long, rarely up to 6 cm, 6–8-noded, rarely up to 20 nodes, internodes 3–5 mm long.
    Flowers
    Flower yellow, 12–13 × 12–14 mm; pedicel 3–6 mm long, expanding as the pod matures; bracteoles c. 1.5 mm long, lanceolate, 1-nerved.
    Calyx
    Calyx glabrous; tube 2–2.5 mm long; lobes 0.5–1.5 mm long, the lower slightly longer, deltate, ciliate; the upper pair united into an entire lip.
    Corolla
    Standard with two central appendages; keel slightly twisted towards the right, with a short beak.
    Ovary
    Ovary 6–10-ovuled.
    Fruits
    Pods 5.5–6.5 cm × 7–9 mm, linear-oblong, slightly curved, inflated, glabrous or very sparsely pubescent, slightly constricted between seeds, with a short curved beak.
    Seeds
    Seed cream-coloured, 5.5–7 × 4.5–6 × 4–5 mm; hilum 2–3 mm long, almost central; rim aril not developed.
    [FWTA]

    Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Stem glabrous, prostrate or twining
    Ecology
    Amongst grass on the sea-shore
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow.
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aldabra, Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Congo, Cook Is., Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

    Introduced into:

    Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Cuba, Panamá, Puerto Rico

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 1983 Carvalho, A.M. [1240], Bahia K000206913
    Harley, R.M. [17272], Bahia K000206915
    Harley, R.M. [17272], Bahia K000206914
    Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000263462
    Vogel [18] Vigna oblonga K000263366 Unknown type material
    Vogel [s.n.], Niger Vigna oblonga K000263367
    Sinclair [s.n.] Vigna oblonga K000117555 Unknown type material
    Mueller [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279292
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279289
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279291
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia Vigna lutea K000279290

    Bibliography

    First published in Interpr. Herb. Amboin.: 285 (1917)

    Accepted by

    • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14 Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
    • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
    • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
    • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
    • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Banks, R.C. (ed.) (1982). Wildlife and wildlife habitat of American Samoa 2: 1-151. U.S. Fisch and Wildlife services, Washington.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Fosberg, F.R. (1975). Vascular plants of Aitutaki Atoll Research Bulletin 190: 73-84.
    • Sykes, W.R. (1970). Contributions to the flora of Niue Bulletin, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 200: 1-321.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Exell Cat. S. Tomé 163.
    • Interpr. Rumph. Herb. Amboin. 285 (1917)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14 Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
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    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
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    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
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    • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
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