1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Mucuna Adans.
      1. Species: Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
        1. Mucuna pruriens var. hirsuta (Wight & Arn.) Wilmot-Dear

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is W. India, Indo-China.

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    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub
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    Conservation
    Rare
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Thailand, Vietnam

    Mucuna pruriens var. hirsuta (Wight & Arn.) Wilmot-Dear appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wight, R. [750], India K000797547 holotype
    Wight, R. [784], India K000797548

    First published in Kew Bull. 42: 44 (1987)

    Accepted by

    • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (2008). Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 114-139.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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 Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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