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Taxon: Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet

Genus: Lablab
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Phaseolinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 104887
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 1:481. 1826
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Mar-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 136 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • bonavist-bean   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • hyacinth-bean   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • hyacinth-bean   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • lablab-bean   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • lablab-bean   (Source: Trop Leg ) – English   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • bian dou   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • dolique   (Source: Pl GR Newsl 96:32.) – French   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • dolique d'Egypte   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • Faselbohne   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • Helmbohne   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • Lablab-Bohne   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • fagiolo d'Egitto   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • kkachikong   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean   [Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus]
  • hjälmböna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Gabon; Rwanda
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Western Cape; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames.
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 8:337–367.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [= Dolichos lablab L.].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique. Boissiera 28:244.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:104.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia.
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Images or nodulation data:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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