Taxon: Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn.

 
Genus: Rhynchosia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Cajaninae
Nomen number: 311373
Place of publication: Compan. Bot. Mag. 1:23. 1835
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Leg Tex, mentions that several species may be important soil builders)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Grear, J. W. 1978. A revision of the New World species of Rhynchosia (Leguminosae - Faboideae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 31:133.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. 1959 (Leg Tex)

Check other web resources for Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn. :

  • 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.