African Plant Database

Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer
Protologue : Nutt. Pl. Ned.-Ind., ed. 2 2: 840 (1927)
Information on the genus : Vigna
Basionym : Dolichos hosei Craib
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos hosei Craib
 Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer var. hosei
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vigna parkeri subsp. acutifolia Verdc.
=*Vigna parkeri subsp. maranguensis auct.
=*Vigna oligosperma Baker
Taxon infra-specific
Vigna hosei var. pubescens Maréchal & al. (1978)
Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer var. hosei
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial, creeping herb to a few metres long; stem glabrous to villous, hairs to 0,8 mm long; flower yellow (not blue = V. parkeri).
Ecology : Asiam taxon used as a cover crop and naturalized in coastal plains from Kenya to Mozambique, around Lake Victoria.
  Not mapped.
  • Nutt. Pl. Ned.-Ind., ed. 2 2: 840 (1927)
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    see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
    see under The International Plant Name Index
    see under Flora of Mozambique
    carte afrique num 177069
    Record n°177069
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