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Taxon: Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.

Genus: Macroptilium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Phaseolinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 104905
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 9:457. 1928
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 148 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.


Common names:

  • atro   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 4:155) – English
  • purple-bean   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • surple-bean   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • zi hua da yi dou   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • siratro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Purpurbohne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • kurobana-tsuru-azuki   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • conchito   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide Trop Leg)
  • Animal food: forage   (grazing fide Leg WorldEc)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. 4:155 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:155.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hacker, J. B. 1990. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia. [naturalized].
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980- [= Phaseolus atropurpureus DC.].
  • Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique. Boissiera 28:153.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala. [= Phaseolus atropurpureus DC.].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [cultivated].
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?104905 (31 July 2014)

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