Clitoria ternatea (Bluebellvine, Asian pigeonwings, Butterfly pea, Blue pea, CLITE) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-111590 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 06 Feb 2017
Organism information
Clitoria ternatea
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Streptophyta
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Clitoria
Species ternatea
  • Ternatea vulgaris
  • Clitoria albiflora
  • Clitoria mearnsii
  • Clitoria tanganicensis
  • Clitoria zanzibarensis
  • Clitoria bracteata
  • Bluebellvine
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  • Asian pigeonwings
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  • Butterfly pea
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  • Blue pea
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  • CLITE
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Ornamentals
Wild
Characteristics related to biosafety
Tropical equatorial regions of Africa.
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Tropical equatorial regions of Africa and Meso-America.
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The organism is found wild with a pan-tropical distribution. In cultivation, it is found as an ornamental in gardens and is also cultivated in equatorial and sub tropical regions as a medicinal plant and for fodder.
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  • Ornamental
  • Pharmaceutical
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