Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.

Common name

English: Calopogonium

Mandarin: 毛蔓豆 (mao man dou)

Portuguese: Calopogônio

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Calopogonium (1)

           Epithet: mucunoides Desv. (1)

Synonyms: Calopogonium brachycarpum Hemsl., Calopogonium orthocarpum Urb., Stenolobium brachycarpum Benth.

brachycarpum => short fruit

mucunoides => resembling Mucuna pruriens

orthocarpum => upright fruit

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, white

External links

Check for Calopogonium mucunoides at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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