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Taxon: Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet

 
Genus: Lablab
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 104887
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 1:481. 1826
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 170 (136 active, 67 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

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  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames
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  7. Du Puy, D. J. et al. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: = Dolichos lablab L.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Lablab+purpureus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  12. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
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  20. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:104.
  21. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
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  27. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104887. Accessed 20 November 2019.