The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Vigna

The genus Vigna is in the family Leguminosae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Vigna

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna acuminata Hayata Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna adenantha (G.Mey.) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna adenantha (G. Mey.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna angivensis Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Vigna antillana (Urb.) Fawc. & Rendle Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna antunesii Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna appendiculata (Benth.) A. Delgado Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna aridicola N.Tomooka & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna asparaginea (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna benthamii Vatke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna benuensis Pasquet & Marechal Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna bequaertii R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna bosseri Du Puy & Labat Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna bournaea Gamble Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna bourneae Gamble Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna brasilica (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna brasiliensis Mart. ex Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna burchellii Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna candida (Vell.) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna candida (Vell.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna canescens C.T.White Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna capitata De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna caracalla (L.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna catiang Endle. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna clarkei Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna comosa Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeels Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna dalzelliana (Kuntze) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna desmodioides R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna diffusa (Scott-Elliot) A. Delgado & Verdc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna dimorphophylla T.L. Wu Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna dolomitica R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna elegans (Piper) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna elegans (Piper) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna exilis Tateishi & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna exillata A. Rich. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna filicaulis Hepper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna firmula (Hassl.) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna firmula (Mart. ex Benth.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna friesiorum Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna frutescens A.Rich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Vigna fusca (Wall.) A.S.Chauhan Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna gangetica Kurz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna gazensis Baker f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna glabrescens Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna gracilicaulis (Ohwi) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Hook.f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna grahamiana (Wight & Arn.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna grandiflora (Prain) Tateishi & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna hainiana "Babu, Gopin. & S.K.Sharma" Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna halophila (Piper) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna halophila (Piper) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna hastata Blume ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna hastifolia Baker Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna haumaniana R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna heterophylla A.Rich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna hirsuta Feay ex Alph.Wood Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna hirtella Ridl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna holstii Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna homblei De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna hookeri Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna indica T.M.Dixit, K.V.Bhat & S.R.Yadav Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna inga (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna juncea Milne-Redh. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna juruana (Harms) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna kaessneri R.Wilczek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna keraudrenii Du Puy & Labat Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna khandalensis (Santapau) Sundararagh. & Wadhw Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna khandalensis (Santapau) Raghavan & Wadhwa Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna kirkii (Baker) J.B.Gillett Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna kokii B.J.Pienaar Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna lanceolata Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna lasiocarpa (Benth.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna latidenticulata (Harms) A.Delgado Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna laurentii De Wild. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna linearis (Kunth) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Vigna linearis (Kunth) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna lobata Endl. ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna lobelifolia Baker Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna lonchophylla Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna longifolia (Benth.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna longissima Hutch. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna lozanii (Rose) Lackey ex McVaugh Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Vigna macrantha Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna macrorhyncha (Harms) Milne-Redh. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna malayana M.R.Hend. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna marchalii A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna marginata (E.Mey.) Benth. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna matengoana Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna megatyla (Piper) A. Delgado Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna membranacea A.Rich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Vigna mendesii Torre Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna microsperma R.Vig. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna mildbraedii Harms Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna minima (Roxb.) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Vigna monachalis Endl. ex Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna monantha Thulin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna monophylla Taub. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna mudenia B.J.Pienaar Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna mukerjeanus (Raizada) Raizada Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna multinervis Hutch. & Dalziel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna myrtifolia Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna nakashimae (Ohwi) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna nepalensis Tateishi & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna nigritia Hook.f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna nyangensis R.Mithen & H.Kibblewhite Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna o-wahuensis Vogel Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna oahuensis A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna oblongifolia A.Rich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Vigna oryzina (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna parkeri Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Vigna parvifolia Planch. ex Baker Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna peduncularis (Kunth) Fawc. & Rendle Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Vigna phoenix Brummitt Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna pilosa (Klein ex Willd.) Baker Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna platyloba Hiern Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna polytyla (Harms) A. Delgado Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna populnea Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna praecox Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna prainiana Babu & S.K.Sharma Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna procera Hiern Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna pseudovenulosa (Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier) Pasquet & Maesen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna pusilla A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna pygmaea R.E.Fr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna racemosa (G.Don) Hutch. & Dalziel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna radiata (L.) R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Vigna radicans Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna ramanniana Rossberg Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna reflexopilosa Hayata Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna reticulata Hook.f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna ricciardiana (Ten.) Babu & S.K.Sharma Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna richardsiae Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna riukiuensis (Ohwi) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna rotundifolia Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna sandwicensis A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna schimperi Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna schlechteri Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna schottii (Benth.) A. Delgado & Verdc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna schweinfurthii Taub. ex Baker f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna sepiaria Crevost & Lemarié Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna serotina (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna somaliensis Baker f. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna speciosa (Kunth) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna spectabilis (Standl.) A.Delgado Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna stenocarpa Taub. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna stenophylla Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna stipulacea Kuntze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna stipulata Hayata Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna suberecta Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna subhastata Verdc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna subramaniana (Babu ex Raizada) M.Sharma Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna subramanianus (Raizada) Raizada Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna sulphurea (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna syndwicensis Müll. Hal. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna tenuicaulis N.Tomooka & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna tisserantiana Pellegr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna tisserantii Pellegr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna tonkinensis (Bertoni) Bertoni Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna tranquebarica D.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna trilobata (L.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna trinervia (B.Heyne ex Wight & Arn.) Tateishi & Maxted Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna triphylla (Wilczek) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna truxillensis (Kunth) N. Zamora Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H.Ohashi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 22
Vigna valetoni Pulle Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vigna venulosa Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna venusta (Piper) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna verdcourtii Pasquet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna verticillata Taub. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Vigna vexillata (L.) A.Rich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 4
Vigna vignoides (Rusby) Marechal & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Vigna virescens Thulin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14

Statistics

The Plant List includes 545 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Vigna. Of these 118 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 146 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Vigna. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 545 species names for the genus Vigna recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 118 21.7%
Synonym 362 66.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 65 11.9%

All names

The status of the 691 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Vigna recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 153 22.1%
Synonym 464 67.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 74 10.7%

Of the species names,

A further 23 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 545 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Vigna, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 100 333 0 0 433 79.4%
Medium confidence 14 23 0 0 37 6.8%
Low confidence 4 6 0 65 75 13.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Vigna is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 104 336 0 0 23 440 80.7%
Tropicos 14 26 0 13 0 53 9.7%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 52 0 52 9.5%