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Taxon: Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars

Genus: Cajanus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Cajaninae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 313609
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 6:167. 1817
Name verified on: 19-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Nov-2004
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 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.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: pest resistance for pigeon-pea   (for C. cajan fide Pl Res SEAs 1:41. 1989)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea [e.]; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Africa [tropical]

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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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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?313609 (02 September 2014)

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