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Taxon: Canavalia cathartica Thouars

Genus: Canavalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Diocleinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 310991
Place of publication: J. Bot. Agric. 1:81. 1813
Name verified on: 22-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Dec-2005
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya [s.e.]; Tanzania [e.]
    Western Indian Ocean: Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India [coastal]; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia [s.]; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Palau
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Society Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Sauer, J. 1964. Revision of Canavalia. Brittonia 16:158.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
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Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?310991 (23 April 2014)

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