Taxon: Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer

 
Genus: Vigna
  Subgenus: Vigna
    Section: Vigna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 41612
Place of publication: C. A. Backer & D. F. van Slooten, Geill. handb. Jav. theeonkr. 153. 1924
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Oct-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Sarawak-bean  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Leg Queensl)
  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide Leg Queensl; Pl Res SEAs 11:257. 1997)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Bambara groundnut (based on probable affinities to Vigna subterranea because yellow-flowered and member of section Vigna fide J Heredity 101:185. 2010, and Crop Sci 39:1234. 1999)
  • Weed: (fide F LAnt)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin Asia

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:255-257.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique (Boissiera) 28:172.
  • Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 11:39, 54, 123, 126.
  • Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 11:54, 123, 126.
  • Pasquet, R. S. & T. Vanderborgth 1999. Isozyme polymorphism in some yellow- and blue-flowered Vigna species complexes (Fabaceae, Phaseoleae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 215:1-21.
  • Pasquet, R. S. & T. Vanderborgth 1999. Isozyme polymorphism in some yellow- and blue-flowered Vigna species complexes (Fabaceae, Phaseoleae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 215:1-21.
  • Pasquet, R. S. et al. 1999. Isozyme diversity in Bambara groundnut Crop Sci. (Madison) 39:1228-1236.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Pratt, L. W. & K. F. Bio 2011. New plant records from Hawai'i Islands Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 113:77.
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  • Tomooka, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 15. Vigna (Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr) 291-311.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer :

  • 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image