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Taxon: Aeschynomene evenia C. Wright

Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Dalbergieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 315803
Place of publication: F. A. Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 5:334. 1869 (Fl. cub. 28)
Comment: see Taxonomic Literature (TL-2) 5:79. 1985 for author
Name verified on: 01-Nov-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Economic importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage   (fide A. E. Kretschmer Jr., pers. comm.)
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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
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico [possibly]; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Panama - Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.w.]

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Kretschmer, A. E., Jr. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana. [mentions].
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:60.
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Check other web resources for Aeschynomene evenia C. Wright:


Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • 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?315803 (24 July 2014)

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