1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Lablab Adans.
      1. Species: Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
        1. Lablab purpureus subsp. bengalensis (Jacq.) Verdc.

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is India.

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    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
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    Conservation
    Rare
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India

    Introduced into:

    Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Kenya, Laos, Mauritius, Pakistan, Philippines, Tanzania, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Lablab purpureus subsp. bengalensis (Jacq.) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900647 isotype
    Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900648 isotype
    Jan 2, 1992 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900649 isotype
    May 1, 1991 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900650 isotype
    May 1, 1991 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.], India Nesphostylis bracteata K000900651 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 24: 411 (1970)

    Accepted by

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • Robertson, S. A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
    • Das, M. N. & Maheshwari, J. K. (1982). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 3:201-225. The Legumes of Vaishali Distr...
    • Nguyen van Thuan (1979). 17. Legumineuses In: Fl. Cambodge, Laos, Vietnam. Paris:Mus. N. H
    • Thuan, N. (1979). In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam. Vol. 17
    • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
    • Verdcourt, B. (1970). Kew Bull. 24:379-447. Studies in FTEA Leg.-Pap. : III.

    Sources

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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0