Scientific Name
Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. var. luteola
Higher Classification
Callicysthus volubilis Endl., Dolichos emarginata P.Beauv., Dolichos gangeticus Roxb., Dolichos luteolus Jacq., Phaseolus luteolus (Jacq.) Gagnep., Vigna brachystachys Benth., Vigna brasiliensis Mart. ex Benth., as to specimen Martius 1174, Vigna fischeri Harms, Vigna glabra Savi, Vigna jaegeri Harms, Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. subsp. oblonga in sense of Padulosi, Vigna oblonga in sense of Hook.f., not of Benth. (misapplied name), Vigna villosa Savi
Common Names
Isikhwali (z), Ithangela-omhlange (z)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. var. luteola Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. var. luteola. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

Comment on this assessment Comment on this assessment
Distribution map

Search for images of Vigna luteola var. luteola on iNaturalist