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Taxon: Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.

Genus: Calopogonium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae subtribe: Glycininae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 8636
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 9:423. 1826
Name verified on: 12-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 9 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:

  • calopo   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • mao man dou   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • frisolilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • rabo de iguana   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Leg WorldEc)
  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:72. 1992)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Boonman 1993)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Nayarit, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:72.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Boonman, J. G. 1993. East Africa's grasses and fodders: their ecology and husbandry. 192.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames.
  • Carvalho-Okano, R. M. & H. F. Leitão Filho. 1985. Revisão taxonômica do gênero Calopogonium Desv. (Leguminosae-Lotoideae) no Brasil. Revista Brasil. Bot. 8:32.
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 11:84–86.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. [introd.].
  • Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen. 1989. Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca.
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova. [introduced].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [introd.].
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes. [introd.].
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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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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?8636 (30 October 2014)

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