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Taxon: Aeschynomene indica L.

Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Dalbergieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 1610
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:713. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 6 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AR*, HI*°, LA(as Aeschynomene virginica)°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • budda-pea   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • curly-indigo   (Source: Websters Dict [as A. virginica]) – English
  • hard sola   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Indian joint-vetch   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • kat sola   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • northern joint-vetch   (Source: Websters Dict [as A. virginica]) – English
  • sensitive joint-vetch   (Source: Websters Dict [as A. virginica]) – English
  • indische Schampflanze   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • angiquinho   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maricazinho   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • papquinha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pinheirinho   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Gabon; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Brunei; Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Society Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Puerto Rico

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Australian Systematic Botany Society. 1981. Flora of central Australia.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames.
  • Carulli, J. P. & D. E. Fairbrothers. 1988. Allozyme variation in three eastern United States species of Aeschynomene (Fabaceae), including the rare A. virginica. Syst. Bot. 13:559–566.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Perry, J. E. et al. 1998. Aeschynomene indica L. (Fabaceae) in Virginia. Castanea 63:191–193.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:58.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). [= Aeschynomene virginica].
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1974. Summary of the Leguminosae - Papilionoideae - Hedysareae (sensu lato) of Flora Zambesiaca. Kirkia 9:382.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= A. virginica].
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Synonyms:


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Images or nodulation data:

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