Taxon: Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.

 
Genus: Sesbania
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Sesbanieae
Nomen number: 33776
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 15(1):43. 1859
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds (fide Kingsbury)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)
  • Weed: (fide Weeds SAfr; Weeds SAfr 2001; Atlas WWeed; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
  • Northern America

    • : South America; United States
  • Southern America

    • : South America; United States

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:331.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. 1965-1970 (F BuenAir)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Gillett, J. B. 1963. Sesbania in Africa (excluding Madagascar) and southern Arabia Kew Bull. 17:149.
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • Henderson, M. et al. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413. 1987 (Weeds SAfr)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. 1959 (Leg Tex)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wilbur, R. L. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. 1963 (Leg NCarolin)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image