Lablab purpureus

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
Common Name:Hyacinthbean
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Growth Habit:Vine
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
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Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:Collected in the agricultural fields and Auburn University one time in the 1920s. It is doubtful this species is an established as part of the flora.
Status:Not Persisting, Not Native, FAC (NWI)
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Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Lablab
Species Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet - Hyacinthbean

Citation

Citation LABLAB PURPUREUS (Linnaeus) Sweet, Hort. Brit. 481. 1826.
Basionym: Dolichos purpureus Linnaeus 1763.
Type: FRANCE: Loire-Atlantique: Reze near Nantes, hort. C. Renault, 14 Aug 1900, Herb. Gadeceau s.n. (neotype: BM). Neotypified by Verdcourt, in Turland & C. E. Jarvis, Taxon 46: 469. 1997.

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dolichos lablab Dolichos lablab Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 725. 1753. TYPE: EGYPT: Without data (lectotype: Alpini, Pl. Aegypt. Liber. t. 75. 1640). Lectotypified by Verdcourt, in Milne-Readhead & Polhill, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Legum. 4: 697. 1971.
Dolichos purpureus Dolichos purpureus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 1021. 1763. TYPE: FRANCE: Loire-Atlantique: Reze near Nantes, hort. C. Renault, 14 Aug 1900, Herb. Gadeceau s.n. (neotype: BM). Neotypified by Verdcourt, in Turland & C. E. Jarvis, Taxon 46: 469. 1997.
Lablab niger Lablab niger Medikus, Vorles. Churpfaelz. Phys.-Oecon. Ges. 2: 354. 1787.BASIONYM: Dolichos lablab Linnaeus 1753. 
Lablab vulgaris Lablab vulgaris Savi, Nuovo Giorn. Lett., ser. 3. 8: 116. 1824, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Lablab niger Medikus 1787; Dolichos lablab Linnaeus 1753. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Lee

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
AUA000011982 Lee 19 SEP 1924 ZELIFF, C. C.
AUA
LABLAB PURPUREUS (L.) SWEET
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