Taxon: Aeschynomene evenia C. Wright

Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 315803
Place of publication: F. A. Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 5:334. 1869 (Fl. cub. 28)
Comment: see Taxonomic Literature (TL-2) 5:79. 1985 for author
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide A. E. Kretschmer Jr., pers. comm.)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Mesoamerica: Panama - Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Bolivia


  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Kretschmer, A. E., Jr. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Rudd, V. E. 1955. The American species of Aeschynomene Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 32:60.

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