Mucuna stans Baker


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Mucuna stans Baker. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000182599. Accessed on: 05 Jun 2020'

Morphology

Calyx with dense appressed golden or ferruginous pubesence; tube 4–5 mm long; lobes 4–8 mm long.

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    Inflorescences 2–6 cm long above a peduncle 1.5–2 cm long, the latter often becoming thick and woody; flowers several per node, on pedicels 0.9–1.5 cm long; bracteoles 10 × 3 mm, linear-lanceolate.

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    Seeds dark grey-brown, brown or red (fide Hauman), 7–8.5 × 4–7 × 3–4 mm, oblong-reniform or rounded-oblong; hilum central, 3 mm long; rim aril black (or white, fide Hauman).

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    Leaflets rather thick, 2 × 8.5 × 1.3–4 cm, ovate or elliptic, the laterals slightly oblique, obtuse or emarginate at the apex, ± rounded at the base, finely appressed pubescent with greyish or ferruginous hairs above, more densely so beneath, the margin slightly crenate; petiole 1–6 cm long; rhachis 4–12 mm long; petiolules 3–4 mm long; stipules 4 × 1 mm, lanceolate, deciduous.

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    Pods oblong, 3.5–6.8 × 0.8–1.4 cm, very densely covered with blackish or golden somewhat irritant bristles.

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    Stems at first golden pubescent or with appressed ferruginous hairs, later glabrous.

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    Small erect shrub or subshrub 0.9–2.4 m tall from a stout fibrous rootstock.

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    Standard very dark purple or almost black, 2–2.5 × 1.6 cm, ovate; wings dark, 2.5–3 cm long, with appressed golden pubescence outside; keel dark or white, 2.8–3.5 cm long, the tip horny; staminal tube white, tipped pale red or purplish.

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    Small erect shrub or subshrub 1·2–2·4 m. tall from a stout fibrous root-stock.

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    Stems at first golden pubescent or with adpressed ferruginous hairs, later glabrous.

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    Leaflets rather thick, ovate or elliptic, the laterals slightly oblique, 2–8·5 cm. long, 1·3–4 cm. wide, obtuse or emarginate at the apex, ± rounded at the base, finely adpressed pubescent with greyish or ferruginous hairs above, more densely so beneath, the margin slightly crenate; petiole 1–6 cm. long; rhachis 4–12 mm. long; petiolules 3–4 mm. long; stipules deciduous, lanceolate, 4 mm. long, 1 mm. wide.

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    Inflorescences 2–6 cm. long above a peduncle 1·5–2 cm. long, the latter often becoming thick and woody; flowers several per node, on pedicels 0·9–1·5 cm. long; bracteoles linear-lanceolate, 1 cm. long, 3 mm. wide.

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    Calyx with dense adpressed golden or ferruginous pubescence; tube 4–5 mm. long; lobes 4–8 mm. long.

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    Fig. 82/5, p. 563 & 83, p. 570.

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    Standard very dark purple or almost black, ovate, 2–2·5 cm. long, 1·6 cm. wide; wings dark, 2·5–3 cm. long, with adpressed golden pubescence outside; keel dark or white, 2·8–3·5 cm. long, the tip horny; staminal tube white, tipped purplish.

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    Pods oblong, 3·5–6·8 cm. long, 0·8–1·4 cm. wide, very densely covered with blackish or golden somewhat irritant bristles.

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    Seeds dark grey-brown, brown or red (fide Hauman), oblong-reniform or rounded-oblong, longest dimension 7–8·5 mm., shorter dimension 4–7 mm., thickness 3–4 mm.; hilum central, 3 mm. long; rim-aril black (or white, fide Hauman).

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    Synonyms

     Information From

    Fabaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • C
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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