Taxon: Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC.

 
Genus: Canavalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Diocleinae
Nomen number: 8841
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:404. 1825
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 26-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Oct-2009
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sword-bean (based on probable affinities to C. gladiata fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 98:)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_74.html,)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia (coasts)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (coasts), Tanzania (coasts)
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (coasts), Equatorial Guinea (coasts), Gabon (coasts), Sao Tome and Principe (coasts), Zaire (coasts)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin (coasts), Cote D'Ivoire (coasts), Gambia (coasts), Ghana (coasts), Guinea-Bissau (coasts), Liberia (coasts), Nigeria (coasts), Senegal (coasts), Sierra Leone (coasts), Togo (coasts)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (coasts), Mozambique (coasts)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape (coasts), KwaZulu-Natal (coasts), Mpumalanga (coasts)]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (coasts), Mauritius (coasts), Reunion (coasts)

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Guangdong (coasts), Guangxi (coasts)] Hong Kong (coasts)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands (coasts)] Taiwan (coasts)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh (coasts), India, [Andhra Pradesh (coasts), Gujarat (coasts), Maharashtra (coasts), Orissa (coasts), Tamil Nadu (coasts), West Bengal (coasts), Karnataka (coasts), Goa (coasts)] Sri Lanka (coasts)
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea (coasts)
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (coasts)
    • MALESIA: Brunei (coasts), Indonesia (coasts), Malaysia (coasts), Philippines (coasts), Singapore (coasts)

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (coasts), Queensland (coasts), Western Australia (n. coasts), Northern Territory (coasts)]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (coasts)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s. coasts)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa (coasts), Tamaulipas (coasts)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche (coasts), Chiapas (coasts), Colima (coasts), Guerrero (coasts), Jalisco (coasts), Michoacan, Nayarit (coasts), Oaxaca (coasts), Puebla, Quintana Roo (coasts), Tabasco (coasts), Veracruz (coasts), Yucatan (coasts)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands (coasts), Micronesia (coasts)
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji (coasts)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla (coasts), Antigua and Barbuda (coasts), Bahamas (coasts), Barbados (coasts), Bermuda (coasts), Cayman Islands (coasts), Cuba (coasts), Dominica (coasts), Dominican Republic (coasts), Grenada (coasts), Guadeloupe (coasts), Haiti (coasts), Jamaica (coasts), Martinique (coasts), Netherlands Antilles (coasts), Puerto Rico (coasts), St. Lucia (coasts), St. Vincent and Grenadines (coasts), Trinidad and Tobago (coasts)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize (coasts), Costa Rica (coasts), Guatemala (coasts), Honduras (coasts), Nicaragua (coasts), Panama (coasts)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana (coasts), Guyana (coasts), Suriname (coasts), Venezuela (coasts)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (coasts)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (coasts), Ecuador (coasts), Peru (coasts)


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Check other web resources for Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?8841. Accessed 20 May 2018.