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H Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet is an accepted name

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

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2773 [mirror]).


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dolichos albus Lour. Synonym H ILDIS
Dolichos benghalensis Jacq. Synonym H ILDIS
Dolichos lablab L. Synonym H ILDIS
Dolichos purpureus L. Synonym H ILDIS
Glycine lucida "sensu Blanco, non J.R.Forst." Misapplied H ILDIS
Lablab cultratus DC. Synonym H ILDIS
Lablab niger Medik. Synonym H ILDIS
Lablab purpurea (L.) Sweet Synonym H ILDIS
Lablab purpureus subsp. purpureus Synonym L ILDIS
Lablab vulgaris (L.) Savi Synonym H ILDIS
Lablab vulgaris var. albiflorus DC. Synonym L TRO
Vigna aristata Piper Synonym H ILDIS

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Lablab purpureus subsp. bengalensis (Jacq.) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 3
Lablab purpureus subsp. uncinatus Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 5

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record ild-2773.

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