Mucuna bennettii

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Mucuna bennettii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Genus: Mucuna
Species: M. bennettii
Binomial name
Mucuna bennettii

Mucuna bennettii, commonly known as New-Guinea creeper or scarlet jade vine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, that is native to Papua New Guinea.[1]

The species was formally described by Victorian government botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in 1876.[2]


  1. ^ Pienaar, Kristo (2000). The South African what Flower is That?. Struik. p. 230. ISBN 978-1-86872-441-3. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mucuna bennettii". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 14 July 2013.