African Plant Database

Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi
Information on the genus : Vigna
Basionym : Dolichos umbellatus Thunb.
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos umbellatus Thunb.
 Azukia umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi
 Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi var. umbellata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Phaseolus calcaratus Roxb.
=Vigna calcarata (Roxb.) Kurz (1877)
Taxon infra-specific
Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi var. umbellata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Short-lived erect or twining annual herb 1-3 m tall; closely related to V. radiata, but with glabrous adult pods and entirely smooth brown seeds.
Ecology : Native of SE Asia; cultivated in W and E Africa; also found in waste places.
  Not mapped.
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carte afrique num 68169
Record n°68169
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