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Taxon: Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers.

 
Genus: Tephrosia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 80184
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2(2):329. 1807
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/235663
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (6 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:445.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  10. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  11. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  12. Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
  13. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  14. Wood, C. E. 1949. The American barbistyled species of Tephrosia (Leguminosae). Rhodora 51:267.

Check other web resources for Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers. :

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

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?80184. Accessed 20 September 2019.