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Taxon: Erythrina abyssinica Lam.

Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 70271
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:392. 1786 (A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 2:413. 1825)
Comment: Lamarck provided a short diagnosis for this name preceded by an asterisk, not a number as for his other species, however, in vol. 1: 24 of this work, in his first use of the asterisk preceding unnumbered entries he stated "Espèces simplement indiquées", suggesting that some species names, although not being treated fully in his work, could still be considered as accepted by him
Name verified on: 15-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
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.


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support   (fide Boonman 1993)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana [e.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Boonman, J. G. 1993. East Africa's grasses and fodders: their ecology and husbandry. 301.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hennessy, E. F. 1991. Erythrineae (Fabaceae) in Southern Africa. Bothalia 21:4.
  • Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby. 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina. Lloydia 37:427.
  • Krukoff, B. A. 1977. Notes on the species of Erythrina, IX. Phytologia 36:8.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [= E. abyssinica DC.].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Erythrina abyssinica Lam.:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • 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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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?70271 (22 November 2014)

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