Taxon: Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench

 
Genus: Chamaecrista
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 310909
Place of publication: Methodus 272. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    • Caribbean: Aruba ; Bahamas ; Cuba ; Grenada ; Guadeloupe ; Hispaniola ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Netherlands Antilles ; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts and Nevis ; St. Vincent and Grenadines ; Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad; Virgin Islands (British) ; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; El Salvador ; Guatemala ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador Cotopaxi, Guayas, Loja; Peru

  • Naturalized


References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1994. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 41 (Taxon) 43:272.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Irwin, H. S. & R. C. Barneby 1982. The American Cassiinae: a synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtribe Cassiinae in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:823-843.
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Reveal, J. L. 1992. (1040) Proposal to conserve the name and type of Chamaecrista nictitans Moench (Taxon) 41:135.
  • University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)
  • Wilbur, R. L. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. 1963 (Leg NCarolin)

Check other web resources for Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image