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Taxon: Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W. Wight

Genus: Sesbania
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Sesbanieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 33761
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 137:15. 1909
Comment: often wrongly used for the cult., fiber-yielding S. cannabina
Name verified on: 18-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Dec-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 5 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:


Common names:

  • prickly sesban   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – English
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan [e.]; Iran [s.]
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and N. Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West; Swaziland
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Barbados; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico
    Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, Salta

      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.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. [lists as S. bispinosa (Jacq.) Fawcett & Rendle].
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar.
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [lists as S. bispinosa (Jacq.) Steud. ex W. Wight; = S. cannabina].
  • Evans, D. 1988. pers. comm. [may be synonymous with S. cannabina].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Gillett, J. B. 1963. Sesbania in Africa (excluding Madagascar) and southern Arabia. Kew Bull. 17:129.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [introd.].
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • 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.
  • Labat, J.-N. & D. J. Du Puy. 1997. New species and varieties in Sesbania (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae- Robinieae) from Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Adansonia 19:94.
  • 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.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:132. [lists as S. bispinosa (Jacq.) Spreng. ex Steud., pro syn.].
  • Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq. [mentions].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist.
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Check other web resources for Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W. Wight:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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:

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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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