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Taxon: Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.

Genus: Dichrostachys
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 100199
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 271. 1834
Name verified on: 12-Sep-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • marabou-thorn   (Source: Use Pl WT Afr ) – English
  • sicklebush   (Source: van Wyk, pers. comm.) – English
  • marabu   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – Spanish (Cuba)

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Gabon; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province [n.], KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java, Lesser Sunda Islands
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Malesia: Malaysia

References:

  • Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1961–. Flore du Gabon.
  • Bentham, G. 1863–1878. Flora australiensis.
  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames.
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985–2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [introd.].
  • Lebrun, J.-P. et al. 1972. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson. 1991. Legumes of West Asia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand. [mentions].
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Troupin, G. 1978–. Flore du Rwanda.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • van Wyck, B. E. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Southern Africa data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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/taxon.pl?100199 (24 April 2014)

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