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Taxon: Stylosanthes erecta P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Stylosanthes
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 35874
Place of publication: Fl. Oware 2:29, t. 77. 1810-1811
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Aug-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Nigerian stylo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania [Zanzibar]
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria (s.), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola


References:

  1. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  2. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Stylosanthes+erecta&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  5. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  6. Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1963. Further considerations in Stylosanthes (Leguminosae). Rhodora 65:247.
  7. Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1965. Hedysareae, subtribe Stylosanthinae (Leguminosae), in Africa and Madagascar. J. S. African Bot. 31:97.
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. 't Mannetje, L. 1984. Considerations on the taxonomy of the genus Stylosanthes. The biology and agronomy of Stylosanthes 7. Note: mentions
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  11. Williams, R. J. et al. 1984. Natural distribution of Stylosanthes. The biology and agronomy of Stylosanthes 94.

Check other web resources for Stylosanthes erecta P. Beauv. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?35874. Accessed 17 July 2019.