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Taxon: Apios americana Medik.

 
Genus: Apios
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 310730
Place of publication: Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Öcon. Ges. 2:355. 1787
Link to protologue:
Comment: a replacement name for Glycine apios L.
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (n.e.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma (e.), South Dakota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (n.-c.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

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  2. Belamkar, V. et al. 2015. Evaluation of phenotypic variation in a collection of Apios americana: an edible tuberous legume. Crop Sci. (Madison) 55:712-726.
  3. Blackmon, W. J. & B. D. Reynolds. 1994. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Tuberous Legumes. 237-248.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Apios+americana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii)
  8. Joly, S. & A. Bruneau. 2004. Evolution of triploidy in Apios americana (Leguminosae) revealed by genealogical analysis of the histone H3-D gene. Evolution 58:284-295.
  9. Li, J. et al. 2014. Phylogenetics and biogeography of Apios (Fabaceae) inferred from sequences of nuclear and plastid genes. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 175:764-780.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  12. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
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  20. Woods, M. 2005. A revision of the North American species of Apios (Fabaceae). Castanea 70:85-100.

Check other web resources for Apios americana Medik. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?310730. Accessed 21 September 2019.