Taxon: Aeschynomene americana L.

 
Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 1602
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:713. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 137 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American joint-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • joint-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • amerikanische Schampflanze  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • pega pega  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • pulmón  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • min gan he meng  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Florida (n.), Georgia (s.), Louisiana (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, [Curacao] Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Tobago] Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (e.)

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu


References:

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  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1602. Accessed 18 June 2018.