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Genus: Cajanus Adans.

Family: Fabaceae subfamily Faboideae tribe Phaseoleae subtribe Cajaninae
Altfamily: Leguminosae
Also sometimes placed in: Papilionaceae

Genus number: 1854
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Cajan".

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 412.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1986. Cajanus and Atylosia W. & A. (Leguminosae). Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85–4:1–225.
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Cajanus:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?1854 (21 October 2014)

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