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Taxon: Canavalia cathartica Thouars

 
Genus: Canavalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Diocleinae
Nomen number: 310991
Place of publication: J. Bot. Agric. 1:81. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Dec-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (s.e.), Tanzania (e.)
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (coastal), Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia (s.), Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Society Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  3. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  4. Moteetee, A. N. 2016. Canavalia (Phaseoleae, Fabaceae) species in South Africa: Naturalised and indigenous S. African J. Bot. 103:6-16.
  5. Sauer, J. 1964. Revision of Canavalia (Brittonia) 16:158.
  6. Seena, S. & K. R. Sridhar 2006. Nutritional and microbiological features of little known legumes, Canavalia cathartica Thouars and C. maritima Thouars of the southwest coast of India Curr. Sci. 90:1638-1650.
  7. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  8. Snak, C. et al. 2016. A dated phylogeny of the papilionoid legume genus Canavalia reveals recent diversification by a pantropical liana lineage Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 98:133-146.
  9. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  11. Vatanparast, M. et al. 2011. Origin of Hawaiian endemic species of Canavalia (Fabaceae) from sea-dispersed species revealed by chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences J. Jap. Bot. 86:15-25.
  12. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  13. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Canavalia cathartica Thouars :

  • 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
  • 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:

  • 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?id=310991. Accessed 19 October 2018.