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Taxon: Lupinus bogotensis Benth.

Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Genisteae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 416617
Place of publication: Pl. hartw. 168. 1845
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 26-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Aug-2008
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • altramuz   (Source: Esp Veg Prom ) – Spanish (Colombia)
  • chochitos   (Source: Esp Veg Prom ) – Spanish (Colombia)

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage   (fide Esp Veg Prom 8:398-399.)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of tarwi   (based on its phylogenetc affinity to Lupinus mutabilis fide Syst Biol 61:446. 2012)

Distributional range:

    Western South America: Bolivia - La Paz; Colombia - Antioquia, Cundinamarca; Ecuador - Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Imbabura, Pichincha, Tungurahua



Check other web resources for Lupinus bogotensis Benth.:

  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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