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Canavalia pubescens
(Fabaceae)

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Species description or overview

Canavalia pubescens information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Canavalia pubescens--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Canavalia pubescens
Nomenclatural information about Canavalia pubescens is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Canavalia pubescens information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia pubescens--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Canavalia pubescens information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Canavalia pubescens, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Canavalia pubescens
Nomenclatural information about Canavalia pubescens is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Cultivation & propagation

Canavalia pubescens information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Canavalia pubescens--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

In the Garden: Pawale seed capsules great for lei
Pawale (Rumex skottsbergii) and kakalaioa (Caesalpinia bonduc) are among the native plants that are good for lei making in this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 1/21/2005).


Images

Images of Canavalia pubescens (Fabaceae) (awikiwiki)
Links to high-resolution free images of Canavalia pubescens (Fabaceae) (awikiwiki) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Canavalia pubescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia pubescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Canavalia pubescens images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Canavalia pubescens are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Canavalia pubescens images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Canavalia pubescens are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.


Distribution

Canavalia pubescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia pubescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Canavalia pubescens information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia pubescens--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


In the news

Climbing vine makes for beautiful lei (Star Bulletin, 3/21/2008)
Awikiwiki (Canavalia hawaiiensis and other Canavalia species) is a useful landscape and lei plant (Rick Barboza, "In The Garden").


Full-text articles

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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