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Taxon: Aeschynomene virginica (L.) Britton et al.

Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Dalbergieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 315815
Place of publication: Prelim. cat. 13. 1888
Comment: non Aeschynomene virginica auct. mult. (= A. indica L.)
Name verified on: 24-Sep-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Mar-2007
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.


SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


Common names:


Economic importance:


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)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey [one extant population], Pennsylvania [s.e. (not seen since 1800's)]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware [not seen since 1800's], Maryland [s.], North Carolina [e.], Virginia [e.]

References:

  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • 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.
  • Center for Plant Conservation. Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Perry, J. E. et al. 1998. Aeschynomene indica L. (Fabaceae) in Virginia. Castanea 63:192–193.
  • 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.
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:56.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. [apparently a misidentification].
  • Tyndall, R. W. et al. 1996. Aeschynomene virginica (L.) BSP. (Fabaceae) in Maryland. Castanea 61:86–89.
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource).
More:

Check other web resources for Aeschynomene virginica (L.) Britton et al.:


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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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?315815 (19 April 2014)

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