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Sigmoidotropis speciosa


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: Sigmoidotropis
Species: S. ampla – S. antillana – S. ekmanniana – S. elegans – S. grandiflora – S. megastyla – S. polytyla – S. speciosa – S. spixiana

Source(s) of checklist: 


Sigmoidotropis (Piper) A.Delgado, Amer. J. Bot. 98: 1710 (2011).


  • Basionym
    • Vigna sect. Sigmoidotropis Piper, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 22: 674 (1926).
  • Homotypic
    • Vigna subg. Sigmoidotropis (Piper) Verdc., Kew Bull. 24(3): 551 (1970).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Florida (introduced).
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua.
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Windward Is.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Peru.
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central.

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


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