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Taxon: Mucuna urens (L.) Medik.

 
Genus: Mucuna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 24662
Place of publication: Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-öcon. Ges. 2:399. 1787
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  3. Burkart, A. 1970. Las Leguminosas - Faseóleas Argentinas de los géneros Mucuna, Dioclea y Camptosema (Darwiniana) 16:181.
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  6. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  7. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  8. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  9. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  13. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Mucuna urens (L.) Medik. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: 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?id=24662. Accessed 19 November 2018.