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Lablab purpureus (Fabaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Lablab purpureus from the Global Compendium of Weeds, and citations of references to this species as a weed. Definitions of terms are available in the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format. For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact webmaster@hear.org.


Synonyms/other Latin names:see GRIN ]

Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): agricultural weed, casual alien, cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format.]

Origin (native to where): [no info]



Data sources:

Clement, E.J. and Foster, M.C. (1994) Alien plants of the British Isles. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.

Conabio Programa de especies invasoras Especies invasoras plantas (Mexico)

Flora of the Marquesas islands. Botany Department of Systematic Biology. Smithsonian Institute.

Staples, George W., Derral Herbst & Clyde T. Imada (2000). Survey of Invasive or Potentially Invasive Cultivated Plants in Hawaii. A Special Publication of the Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 1999. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Green, P. (1994) NORFOLK ISLAND SPECIES LIST. In Flora of Australia, Vol.49, AGPS. Australian Biological Resources Study (Peter Green)

HortGuard and GrainGuard Initial Threat List Compilations

I3N-Paraguay Datasets. Naturalised Flora.

Introduced (Alien) Species Checklist: Biodiversity & Environmental Resource Data System of Belize. [This list may be incomplete as all known data has not yet been entered into the system. Note: This is a species checklist for the entire country. It may or may not display actual specimens within the BERDS database. [ i ] icon links to Species Profiles. X's in green under the districts section link to specimen data for that district. Click the [map] link in the Table header to view a map of the districts. This checklist is automatically revised as new specimen data are added to BERDS.]

Introduced (Naturalised) Species to the United States [USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. ]

Introduced plants in Galapagos. Introduced Species Registered in the Charles Darwin Research Station Herbarium as present in Galapagos (616 species, not including questionably native species), November 2004.

John Hosking, NSW Department of Agriculture, Weed Database 30 April 2003

Liogier, H.A. (2000). Flora of Puerto Rico and Adjacent Islands. A Systematic Synopsis. (2nd Edition). Universidad de Puerto Rico

List of exotic plants that have naturalised within the Wet Tropics Bioregion from Werren, G. (2001) 'Environmental Weeds of the Wet Tropics Bioregion: Risk Assessment & Priority Ranking'. A report prepared for the Wet Tropics Management Authority, Cairns [Source of data: Queensland Herbarium records (HERBRECS) to November 2000; emended by concatenating conspecific subspecies/varieties, and inserting additional species otherwise known to have naturalised within the region]

Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems. A product of the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER). This table lists all species that are profiled on PIER. It includes those of environmental concern (including those that are probably of threat only to islands with high elevations) as well as agricultural and ruderal weeds. Jim Space, PEIR Co-ordinator.

Shan-Huah Wu, Shu-Miaw Chaw, and Marcel Rejmánek, (2003) Naturalized Fabaceae (Leguminosae) species in Taiwan: the first approximation. 59 Bot. Bul. Acad. Sin. (2003) 44: 59-92

Swaziland's Alien Plants Database (naturalised)

The Exotic Plants of Southern Florida. Exotic Specifics. The Institute for Regional Conservation George D. Gann and Keith A. Bradley irc@regionalconservation.org 22601 S.W. 152 Ave. Miami, Florida 33170.

Tye, A. (2001) Invasive Plant Problems and Requirements for Weed Risk Assessment in the Galapagos Islands. Proceedings of the Weed Risk Assessment Workshop. CSIRO Publishing.

Villaseñor, Jose L. & and J. Espinosa-Garcia, F. (2004) The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity and Distributions, 10, pp:113-123.

Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. (2005). Naturalised Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. (04/25/2006)

Wells, M.J., Balsinhas, V.M., Joffe, H., Engelbrecht, V.M., Harding, G. and Stirton, C.H. (1986) A Catalogue of Problem Plants in Southern Africa, incorporating The National Weed List of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa No. 53. Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa. (agricultural weed, weed)

Wu, S.H., Hsieh, C.F. and Rejmanek, M. (2004). Catalouge of the Naturalized Flora of Taiwan. Taiwania, 49 (1) pp:16-31.




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