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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Leptospron adenanthum

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
batatillo, frijolillo, platanillo

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
W Africa; pantropical.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial climber up to 4 m long, rooting at the nodes
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets ovate or rhombic, 2.5–14 x 1.6–8 cm, rounded to acuminate, pubescent, venation often noticeably reticulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 6–12-flowered; bracteoles ovate-oblong, c. 3–4 x 2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–8 mm long with lobes 3–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard rose or white, 1.2–2.3 cm long; keel blue, spirally incurved for about 3 turns
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod 75–140 x 7–14 mm, glabrous or slightly pubescent, 9–15-seeded.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket., Guineo-Congolian mangrove (and strand forest).
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Karalsona, Pipi, Snailflower, Wal-me

[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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1300 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A wide-climbing nearly glabrous perennial
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Fairly large pink and white flowers turning yellow
Ecology
On the sea-shore, the banks of river estuaries or occasionally by inland streams.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial climber up to 4 m. long, rooting at the nodes.
Morphology Stem
Stems glabrous or sparsely pubescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets 3, ovate or rhombic, the laterals somewhat oblique, 2·5–14 cm. long, 1·6–8 cm. wide, rounded to acuminate at the apex, ± rounded at the base, sparsely stiffly adpressed pubescent on both surfaces; venation often raised and fairly conspicuously reticulate; petiole 1·5–13·5 cm. long; rhachis 0·6–2 cm. long; petiolules 3–4 mm. long, hairy; stipules oblong-ovate, 3–5 mm. long, conspicuously rib-nerved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences rather dense, 6–12-flowered; rhachis 2–4 cm. long; peduncle 0·5–25 cm. long; pedicels 2–3 mm. long; bracts ovate-oblong, deciduous, ± 2 mm. long; bracteoles ovate-oblong, 3–4 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, rib-nerved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx sparsely pubescent; tube 3–4 mm. long; lower lobes falcate or lanceolate, 3–4 mm. long; upper pair joined to form a short bifid lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard rose or white, ± round, 1·2–2·3 cm. long, 2–2·5 cm. wide, glabrous or sparsely pubescent towards the summit outside; wings white or mauve; keel blue, ± 5 cm. long, spirally incurved for about 3 turns.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods broadly linear, 9–15-seeded, 7·5–14 cm. long, 0·7–1·4 cm. wide, glabrous or slightly pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds dark reddish-brown, reniform, longest dimension 5·5–7 mm., shorter dimension 4·5–5·5 mm., 2·5–3·5 mm. thick; hilum small, white, 1·2 mm. long.
Note
Imperfectly known species
Habitat
Bushland edges and swampy places; near sea-level
Distribution
T6 W. Africapantropical

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Laos, Leeward Is., Liberia, Malaya, Mali, Marquesas, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Panamá, Paraguay, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zaïre

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Caroline Is., Florida, Madagascar, Marianas, New Caledonia, Queensland

Leptospron adenanthum (G.Mey.) A.Delgado appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2012 Forster [s.n.], Society Is. K000900712
Dec 1, 2012 Irwin, H.S. [16365], Brazil K000931349
Dec 1, 2012 Regnell, A.F. [III.452], Brazil K000931352
Dec 1, 2012 Gimenes, A. [2626], Brazil K000931353
Dec 1, 2012 Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000931347
Dec 1, 2012 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000931345
Dec 1, 2012 Tweedie, J. [s.n.] K000931340
Dec 1, 2012 Eiten, G. [8308], Brazil K000931348
Dec 1, 2012 Lewis, G.P. [1434], Brazil K000931354
Dec 1, 2012 Antuña, C. [52], Brazil K000931357
Dec 1, 2012 Tweedie, J. [s.n.] K000931341
Dec 1, 2012 Eiten, G. [8302], Brazil K000931350
Dec 1, 2012 Lewis, G.P. [1434], Brazil K000931355
Dec 1, 2012 Antuña, C. [52], Brazil K000931356
Dec 1, 2012 Spruce [264], Brazil K000931344
Dec 1, 2012 Tweedie [341], Brazil K000931342
Dec 1, 2012 s.coll. [5610] K000900710
Dec 1, 2012 Regnell, A.F. [III452], Brazil K000931351
Dec 1, 2012 Burchell [4233], Brazil K000931346
Oesterd, A.S. [14], Costa Rica K001091864
Moseley [s.n.] K000900711
Oesterd, A.S. [4,15], Costa Rica K001091863
Dec 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1536], Cameroon Vigna adenantha K000051308
Jan 1, 1978 Andrade-Lima, D. [50693], Pernambuco Vigna adenantha K000206942
Pedra Cavalo, G. [524], Bahia Vigna adenantha K000206941
Noblick, L.R. [s.n.], Bahia Vigna adenantha K000206940
Noblick, L.R. [s.n.], Bahia Vigna adenantha K000206939
Lewis, G.P. [761], Bahia Vigna adenantha K000206938
Spruce, R. [6239], Ecuador Vigna adenantha K000201000
Henicka, G.S. [23], Mato Grosso Vigna adenantha K000578768
Collao [s.n.], Peru Vigna adenantha K000117550 Unknown type material
Hinton, G.B. [10960], Mexico Vigna adenantha K000118727
Hinton, G.B. [11709], Mexico Vigna adenantha K000118733
Henicka, G.S. [21], Mato Grosso Vigna adenantha K000578769
Hinton, G.B. [1929], Mexico Vigna adenantha K000118726
Hinton, G.B. [11491], Mexico Vigna adenantha K000118728
Maitland, T.D. [760], Cameroon Vigna adenantha K000087369
Hinton, G.B. [11568], Mexico Vigna adenantha K000118729
Maitland, T.D. [86], Cameroon Vigna adenantha K000087370
Cuming [1017], Peru Vigna adenantha K000117551 syntype
Pohl [s.n.], Brazil Vigna adenantha K000117546 syntype
Cuming, H. [1017], Peru Vigna adenantha K000502993
Jan 1, 1967 Tweedie [s.n.], Paraná Phaseolus adenanthus K000264766 Unknown type material

First published in Amer. J. Bot. 98: 1710 (2011)

Accepted by

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