Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Lablab purpureus
(Fabaceae)

Egyptian kidney bean, bonavist, dolichos, hyacinth bean, lablab, lablab bean, musical bean, wild bean, wild bean creeper

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Species description or overview

Lablab purpureus information from PIER
Information on Lablab purpureus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Lablab purpureus
Nomenclatural information about Lablab purpureus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Lablab purpureus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lablab purpureus--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.

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

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


Impacts

Lablab purpureus (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Lablab purpureus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Lablab purpureus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lablab purpureus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Lablab purpureus images from PIER
Images of Lablab purpureus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Lablab purpureus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lablab purpureus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Lablab purpureus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lablab purpureus--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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Illustrated by Bobbi Angell. 483 pages.

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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