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Taxon: Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr.

Genus: Vigna subgenus: Vigna section: Vigna
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Phaseolinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 41617
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 285. 1917
Name verified on: 11-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Oct-2005
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.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver   (locally used in Asia and Africa fide Paludosi & Ng 1993)
  • Gene sources: potential for drought resistance in cowpeas   (fide Padulosi & Ng 1993)
  • Gene sources: potential for salt tolerance in cowpeas   (fide Padulosi & Ng 1993)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania [coast]
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon [coast]; Congo [coast]; Equatorial Guinea [coast]; Gabon [coast]; Zaire [coast]
    West Tropical Africa: Benin [coast]; Ghana [coast]; Liberia [coast]; Nigeria [coast]
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique [coast]
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal [coast]
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar [coast]; Seychelles [coast]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Hainan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu [coast], Ryukyu Islands [coast]; Taiwan [coast]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka [coast]
    North Indian Ocean: Maldives [coast]
    Indo-China: Thailand [coast]; Vietnam [coast]
    Malesia: Indonesia [coast]; Malaysia [coast]; Papua New Guinea [coast]; Philippines [coast]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [n.e.], Northern Territory [coast], Queensland [coast]
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands; Vanuatu
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba [coast]; Jamaica [coast]; Puerto Rico [coast]
    Mesoamerica: Panama [coast]
    Brazil: Brazil - Bahia [coast]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Beyra, A. & G. Reyes Artiles. 2004. Revisión taxonómica de los géneros Phaseolus y Vigna (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) en Cuba. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 61:148–149.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925–1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Lawn, R. J. & A. R. Watkinson. 2002. Habitats, morphological diversity, and distribution of the genus Vigna Savi in Australia. Austral. J. Agric. Res. 53:1305–1316.
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. [= V. retusa (E. Mey.) Walp.].
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique. Boissiera 28:166.
  • Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 39, 94. [yellow flowers, but not native to Africa].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Padulosi, S. & N. Q. Ng. 1993. A useful and unexploited herb, Vigna marina (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) and the taxonomic revision of its genetic diversity. Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 62:119–126. [recognize two subspecies].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama. [= V. luteola (Jacq.) Benth.; sensu auct. = V. retusa].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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
  • 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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