Taxon: Crotalaria longirostrata Hook. & Arn.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12340
Place of publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 285. 1838
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Econ Bot 48:130-138. 1994)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide State Noxweed Seed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Durango, - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Tabasco, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

References:

  • Matuda, E. Las leguminosae del estado de México. 1981 (Leg Mex)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  • Morton, J. F. 1994. Pito (Erythrina berteroana) and chipilin (Crotalaria longirostrata), (Fabaceae), two soporific vegetables of Central America Econ. Bot. 48:130-138.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Crotalaria longirostrata Hook. & Arn. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image