Taxon: Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars

 
Genus: Cajanus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Cajaninae
Nomen number: 313609
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 6:167. 1817
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Nov-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: crop quality for pigeon-pea (fide Front Pl Sci 6: Art. 50, p. 3.)
  • Gene sources: cytoplasmic male sterility for pigeon-pea (fide Ind J Gen Pl Breed 63:225. 2005; source of the A2 system fide Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr 2:24. 2011)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for pigeon-pea (fide Front Pl Sci 6: Art. 50, p. 3.)
  • Gene sources: pest resistance for pigeon-pea (for C. cajan fide Pl Res SEAs 1:41. 1989)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of pigeon-pea (based on succesful crosses with Cajanus cajan fide Euphytica 145:248. 2005)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

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

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

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • : Africa

References:

  • Aruna, R. et al. 2005. Inheritance of trichomes and resistance to pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) and their association in interspecific crosses between cultivated pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) and its wild relative C. scarabaeoides (Euphytica) 145:247-257.
  • Ganapathy, K. N. et al. 2011. AFLP analysis in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) revealed close relationship of cultivated genotypes with some of its wild relatives Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:837-847.
  • Ganapathy, K. N. et al. 2011. AFLP analysis in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) revealed close relationship of cultivated genotypes with some of its wild relatives Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:837-847.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Kassa, M. T. et al. 2012. Genetic patterns of domestication in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) and wild Cajanus relatives (PloS One) 7(6): e39563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039563
  • Kassa, M. T. et al. 2012. Genetic patterns of domestication in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) and wild Cajanus relatives (PloS One) 7(6): e39563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039563
  • Khoury, C. K. et al. 2015. Crop wild relatives of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]: Distributions, ex situ conservation status, and potential genetic resources for abiotic stress tolerance Biol. Conservation 184:259-270.
  • Lakshmi, M. et al. 2000. PCR-RFLP analysis of chloroplast gene regions in Cajanus (Leguminosae) and allied genera (Euphytica) 116:243-250.
  • Lakshmi, M. et al. 2000. PCR-RFLP analysis of chloroplast gene regions in Cajanus (Leguminosae) and allied genera (Euphytica) 116:243-250.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der 1986. Cajanus DC. and Atylosia W. & A. (Leguminosae) Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4:183.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:41.
  • Mallikarjuna, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 2. Cajanus (Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr) 21-33.
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Pazhamala, L. et al. 2015. Genomics-assisted breeding for boosting crop improvement in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) Front. Plant Sci. 6: Art. 50. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00050
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Ratnaparkhe, M. B. et al. 1995. Genetic fingerprinting of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] and its wild relatives using RAPD markers Theor. Appl. Genet. 91:893-898.
  • Saxena, K. B. & R. V. Kumar 2003. Development of a cytoplasmic nuclear male-sterility system in pigeonpea using C. scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars Indian J Gen Pl Breed 63:225-229.

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Check other web resources for Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

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