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Common name

English: Calopogonium

Mandarin: 毛蔓豆 (mao man dou)

Portuguese: Calopogônio

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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