Taxon: Mucuna bennettii F. Muell.

Genus: Mucuna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 24633
Place of publication: Descr. notes Papuan Pl. 1:63. 1876
Name Verified on: 29-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • New Guinea-creeper  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea


  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)

Check other web resources for Mucuna bennettii F. Muell. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.