Mucuna gigantea (Willd.) DC.

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Derivation of specific name: gigantea: huge, gigantic
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Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: MS,GI,M
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Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Page 16.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mucuna gigantea
African Plant Database: Mucuna gigantea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Mucuna gigantea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Mucuna gigantea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Mucuna gigantea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Mucuna gigantea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Mucuna gigantea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Mucuna gigantea
iNaturalist: Mucuna gigantea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mucuna gigantea
JSTOR Plant Science: Mucuna gigantea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Mucuna gigantea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mucuna gigantea
Plants of the World Online: Mucuna gigantea
Tropicos: Mucuna gigantea
Wikipedia: Mucuna gigantea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Mucuna gigantea., retrieved 7 October 2022

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