Genus: Mucuna Adans.

Family: Fabaceae
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
Altfamily: Papilionaceae
Genus number: 7847
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 330
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Zoophthalmum P. Browne, nom. rej. & the heterotypic synonym Stizolobium P. Browne, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. 2005. (Leg World) 405.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


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