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Vigna Savi
    Nuovo Giorn. Lett. 8: 113 (1824).

Reference(s): Du Puy, D. J., J.-N. Labat, R. Rabevohitra, J.-F. Villiers, J. Bosser & J. Moat (2002)

Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: not published

- Accepted published species: 12 (4 endemic, 5 indigenous non-endemic, 3 naturalised)

- Estimated total species: 12 (4 endemic, 5 indigenous non-endemic, 3 naturalised)

- Indigenous species endemism: 45%

Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

Species level data entry: complete

Note: This genus includes species commonly cultivated for their edible beans. Syn.: Voandzeia Thouars, Gen.Nov. Madagasc. (1806), type species: Voandzeia subterranea (L.) Thouars (= Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.).

Contributed/compiled by: M. Rabarimanarivo

Updated on: 04 May. 2007

Lower Taxa:


 

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