Mucuna

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Contains 2 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:MUCUNA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Mucuna

Citation

Citation MUCUNA Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 325, 579. 1763, nom. cons. vs. Zoophthalmum P. Browne 1756, et vs. Stizolobium P. Browne 1756.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Mucuna urens (Linnaeus) de Candolle, typ. cons. (Dolichos urens Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Mucuna pruriens COWITCH; VELVETBEAN
Mucuna sloanei HORSEEYE BEAN

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cacuvallum Cacuvallum Medikus, Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Okon. Ges. 2: 399. 1787. TYPE: Cacuvallum altissimum (Jacquin) Medikus (Dolichos altissimus Jacquin)
Carpopogon Carpopogon Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 3: 283. 1832. TYPE: Non designatus.
Citta Citta Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 424, 456. 1790. TYPE: Citta nigricans Loureiro
Hornera Hornera Necker ex Jussieu, in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 21: 431. 1821. TYPE: = Mucuna Adanson 1763.
Macroceratides Macroceratides Raddi, Quar. Piant. Nuov. Bras. 5. 1820. TYPE: Macroceratides pseudostizolobium Raddi
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