Dipogon lignosus

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Dipogon lignosus
Dipogon lignosus


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Phaseoleae
Subtribus: Phaseolinae
Genus: Dipogon
Species: Dipogon lignosus


Dipogon lignosus (L.) Verdc., 1968


  • Dipogon glycinoides Liebm., Ind. Sem. Hort. Hafr. (1854) 27 ex Ann. Sc. Nat. Ser. IV. 2: 374 (1854)
  • Dolichos benthamii Meisn., Hook. Lond. Journ. Bot. 2: (1843) 95
  • Dolichos curtisii G.Don
  • Dolichos gibbosus Thunb., Prod. Pl. Cap. 130 (1800)
  • Dolichos lignosus L., Sp. Pl. 726 (1753)
  • Dolichos rhynchosioides Schltdl., Linnaea, 27: 531 (1854)
  • Verdcourtia lignosa (L.) Wilczek, Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 36: 254 (1966)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces
  • Introduced into:
    • California, Chile North, Colombia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Queensland, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Victoria

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Danton, P. & Perrier, C. (2017). Suppressions and additions to the flora of the Juan Fernández archipelago (Chile) Botany Letters 164: 351-360.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: okie bean
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