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Taxon: Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Dichrostachys
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 100199
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 271. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Sep-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver
  • Invertebrate food:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province (n.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


References:

  1. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  3. Bentham, G. Flora australiensis. 1863-1878 (F AustBenth)
  4. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  6. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  10. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  12. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  15. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional. 1972 (L SChad)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  18. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  19. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  21. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  22. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  23. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  24. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  25. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  26. van Wyck, B. E. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Southern Africa data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  27. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100199. Accessed 16 December 2018.