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:
Typification:
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
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire (s.w.), New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont (s.e.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Oklahoma (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (e.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • 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
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para (s.e.), Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Cotopaxi, Guayas, Loja] Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta] Paraguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 1994. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 41 (Taxon) 43:272.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. 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.
  6. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  7. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  8. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  9. Reveal, J. L. 1992. (1040) Proposal to conserve the name and type of Chamaecrista nictitans Moench (Taxon) 41:135.
  10. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)
  11. Wilbur, R. L. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. (Leg NCarolin)

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

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?310909. Accessed 26 April 2018.