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Macroptilium (Bushbean) is a genus of herb in the family legumes. They are climbers. This genus is extinct. They are native to Puerto Rico, US Minor Outlying Islands, The Contiguous United States, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of bushbean. View this species on GBIF