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Taxon: Astragalus sinicus L.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 100402
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:103. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 92 (64 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chinese milk-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Milchwicke  (Source: UPOV) - German
  • genge  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • renge-sō  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • jaunyeong  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (cult. as green manure fide F JapanOhwi)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan (n. & c.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  5. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  6. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:82
  7. Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  8. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  12. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) (Taxon) 46:465.
  13. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Astragalus sinicus L. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100402. Accessed 12 December 2018.