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Macroptilium lathyroides


Accepted name

Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Synonyms

Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. var. semierectum (L.)Urb.4, 7
Phaseolus crotalarioides Benth.4
Phaseolus hastaefolius Benth.14
Phaseolus hastifolius Benth.4, 14
Phaseolus lathyroides L.2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17
Phaseolus maritimus Benth.4, 14
Phaseolus psoraleoides Wight & Arn.10, 14
Phaseolus semierectus L.2, 4, 7, 10, 12, 16, 17
Phaseolus semierectus L. var. angustifolius Benth.4

Taxonomy

Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Macroptilium

Vernacular names

Feijao4; Feijao-de-rola4; Habichuela Parada5; L tiros de Pasto5; Pea Bean18; Phasey Bean19; Phasey Bean8; Phasey Bean18; Phasey Bean2; Pois-poison6; Pois-zombi6; Wild Bean20; Wild Bush Bean5

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing herb;  not threatened

Uses

Environmental11; Environmental13; Forage20; Forage13; Weed20; Weed21; Environmental2; Forage2

Notes

M. lathyroides var. semierectum was introduced from America.10; Native of Tropical America, widely cultivated throughout tropics & subtropics.2; Good pioneer legume.2


Geographical records

Africa22, 23:   Djibouti(I)23, Ethiopia(I)19, Kenya(I)1, Mali(I)22, Tanzania(I)1

Asia2, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37:   China(I)12, India(I)29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, India-ISO(I)7, Indonesia-ISO(I)2, 7, 37, Irian Jaya(I)2, Java(I)25, 37, Malaysia-ISO(I)7, 27, Pakistan(I)9, Peninsular Malaysia(N)27, Philippines(I)7, 21, Ryukyu Is(I)11, Sri Lanka(I)13, 14, 24, Taiwan(I)28, Thailand(I)7, 14, 26, Vietnam(I)10, 14

Australasia2, 14, 38:   Australia(I)14, 38, Papua New Guinea(I)2

Australia:   New South Wales38, Northern Territory38, Queensland38, Western Australia38

Caribbean:   Caribbean-TRP(N)5, 14, 15, 16, 17

Central America39, 40, 41, 42:   Mexico(N)42, Mexico (South East)(N)39, 40, 41, Nicaragua(N)42, Panama(N)3, 43

China:   Fujian12, Guangdong12

India:   Andhra Pradesh29, Karnataka31, Kerala35, Maharashtra30, Orissa36, Rajasthan33, Tamil Nadu32, West Bengal34

Indian Ocean8:   Mauritius(I)8

North America44:   United States(I)44

Pacific Ocean2, 14, 18, 20, 45:   Fiji(I)18, Hawaii(U)14, Niue(I)45, Society Is(I)20, Solomon Is(I)2

South America2, 42, 46, 47:   Argentina(N)42, Brazil(U)4, 14, French Guiana(N)47, Guyana(U)14, Paraguay(U)14, Peru(U)46, Surinam(U)14

United States:   Florida44, Georgia44, Louisiana44

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Cultivated1

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 19, 24, 27, 29, 37, 42, 48;  Illustration2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 49

Sources

2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)

References

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2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
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8:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
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10:Thuan, N. (1979) In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam. Vol. 17
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15:Adams, C.D. (1972) Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
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20:Welsh, S.L. (1998) Flora Societensis
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22:Boudet, G. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1986) Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. IEMVPT Et. +Syn. 16.
23:Audru, J. et al. (1987) Maisons-Alfort: IEMVPT. La vegetation... Republique de Djibouti
24:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
25:Backer, C.A. et al (1963) Flora of Java, Vol 1. Gronongen: Noordhoff.
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34:Das Das, S.K. et al. (1992) J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 16 (2): 305-334 A census... Papilionaceae...
35:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
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48:Pullaiah, T. & Ramamurthy, K.S. (2001) Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
49:Lee, S. (1995) Leguminosae (3). In; Fl. Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae41. Sci. Pr


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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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