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Taxon: Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Poir.

Genus: Sesbania
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Sesbanieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 33770
Place of publication: Encycl. 7:127. 1806 "Sesban" (C. Persoon, Syn. pl. 2(2):316. 1807)
Name verified on: 03-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Sep-2013
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.


Common names:

  • scarlet wistaria-tree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • vegetable-hummingbird   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • West Indian-pea   (Source: A.E.Kretschmer, p.c.) – English
  • agathi   (Source: F TamilC ) – India
  • agati   (Source: F Viti ) – India
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • cultivated in tropics

      Other:
  • possible origin Indonesia

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. 4:196 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:196.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Barbosa, C. 1994. Contribución al conocimiento de las leguminosas Colombianas. I. La tribu Galegeae (Brown) Torrey & Gray, 1838 sensu lato. Trianea 5:52.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gillett, J. B. 1963. Sesbania in Africa (excluding Madagascar) and southern Arabia. Kew Bull. 17:105. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [introd.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • Kretschmer, A. E. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. 1:85 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 1:85.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nair, S. M. & M. Athar. 1998. Fuelwood as an energy source. Phytologia 85:106.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • 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).
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:132.
  • Sachet, M.-H. 1987. The littoral species of Sesbania (Leguminosae) in the South Pacific islands and its relatives. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (or, Sér. 3, Bot.) 9:10. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova. [lists as S. grandiflora (L.) Poir.].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [mentions].
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Check other web resources for Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Poir.:

  • 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.

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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