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Taxon: Dolichos obtusifolius Lam.

Synonym of Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC.

Genus: Dolichos
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 310999
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:295. 1786 (non Jacq. 1768)
Link to protologue:
  • • an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) as Lamarck cited the type of Dolichos maritimus Aubl.
  • • also an illegitimate later homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
Name Verified on: 26-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. Note: = Canavalia maritima
  2. Lourteig, A. 1988. Nomenclatura plantarum americanarum. VII. Leguminosae. Phytologia 65:394. Note: = Canavalia obtusifolia (Lam.) DC.
  3. Sauer, J. 1964. Revision of Canavalia. Brittonia 16:163. Note: = Canavalia maritima (Aubl.) Thouars
  4. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  5. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Dolichos obtusifolius Lam. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310999. Accessed 4 August 2020.