Taxon: Aeschynomene indica L.

 
Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 1610
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:713. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa
    • West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Gabon; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Brunei; Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Society Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico

References:

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  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Australian Systematic Botany Society Flora of central Australia. 1981 (F CAust)
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  • Carulli, J. P. & D. E. Fairbrothers 1988. Allozyme variation in three eastern United States species of Aeschynomene (Fabaceae), including the rare A. virginica Syst. Bot. 13:559-566.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. The Leguminosae of Madagascar. 2002 (Leg Madag)
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  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
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  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
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  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
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  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
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  • Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
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  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist. 2007 (Leg China)

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