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Mucuna laticifera, a new species from north-eastern India

SHRIKANT INGALHALIKAR, NAVENDU PAGE, SWAROOPSINGH GAIKWAD, RAJARAM V GURAV

Abstract


Mucuna laticifera, a new species of Fabaceae from Sikkim state of India is described and illustrated here. It can be distinguished from its closely related species by the presence of a watery latex, uniformly green to pale yellow corolla, glabrous standard and wings and parallel pod margins.


Keywords


Mucuna, India, Eudicots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.319.1.8

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand