The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Mucuna gigantea (Willd.) DC. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Mucuna (family Leguminosae).

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2852 [mirror]).


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carpogon giganteus (Willd.) Roxb. Synonym H ILDIS
Carpopogon giganteum (Willd.) Roxb. Synonym M TRO
Dolichos gigantea Willd. [Spelling variant] Synonym H ILDIS
Dolichos giganteus Willd. Synonym H ILDIS
Mucuna gigantea subsp. gigantea Synonym L ILDIS
Mucuna gigantea subsp. tashiroi (Hayata) H. Ohashi & Tateishi Synonym L TRO
Mucuna grevei Drake Synonym H ILDIS
Mucuna tashiroi Hayata Synonym H ILDIS
Mucuna toyoshimai Nakai Synonym H ILDIS
Negretia gigantea (Willd.) Oken Synonym M TRO
Stizolobium giganteum (Willd.) Spreng. Synonym H ILDIS
Stizolobium giganteum (Roxb.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Mucuna gigantea subsp. quadrialata (Baker) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 3

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record ild-2852.

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