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List of names matching "Vatovaea pseudolablab"
Status Name
accepted Vatovaea pseudolablab (Harms) J.B. Gillett

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Vatovaea pseudolablab

Accepted name

Vatovaea pseudolablab (Harms) J.B. Gillett1


Vatovaea biloba Chiov.1


Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Vatovaea


Perennial climbing herb;  not threatened


Food and Drink2; Food and Drink3

Geographical records

Africa:   Ethiopia(N)1, Kenya(N)1, Somalia(N)1, Sudan(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Uganda(N)1
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket1; Somalia-Masai grasslands1

Literature citations

Description1, 4;  Distribution5;  Illustration1, 4


1988 (Africa) Lock JM


1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Morgan, W.T.W. (1981) Economic Botany 35 (1): 96-130 Ethnobotany of the Turkana...
3:Anon. (1985) New Scientist No. 1486: 22 Early hominids dug food from ground
4:Thulin, M. (1983) Opera Botanica 68: 1-223. Leguminosae of Ethiopia
5:Gillett, J.B. (1966) Kew Bull. 20: 103-11. Notes on Legums. (Physostigma, Vatovaea).

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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