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Taxon: Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn.

Genus: Rhynchosia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Cajaninae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 311373
Place of publication: Compan. Bot. Mag. 1:23. 1835
Name verified on: 02-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Apr-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

See also subordinate taxa:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Leg Tex, mentions that several species may be important soil builders)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Grear, J. W. 1978. A revision of the New World species of Rhynchosia (Leguminosae - Faboideae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 31:133.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn.:

  • 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
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Cite as:
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?311373 (21 September 2014)

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