Taxon: Neonotonia wightii (Wight & Arn.) J. A. Lackey

 
Genus: Neonotonia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 104937
Place of publication: Phytologia 37:210. 1977
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 152 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • perennial soybean  (Source: Leg WorldEc) - English
  • soja pérenne  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • ausdauernde Soja  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • soja-perene  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: potential for honey production ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java] Malaysia (Malaya)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  6. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  7. Isely, D. et al. 1980. Neonotonia verdcourtii (Leguminosae): A new glycine-like species from Africa Iowa State J. Res. 55:157-62.
  8. Lackey, J. A. 1981. Infraspecific combinations in Neonotonia wightii (Arnott) Lackey (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) (Iselya) 2:11-12.
  9. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  10. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  11. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  12. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  15. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:169.
  16. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Neonotonia wightii (Wight & Arn.) J. A. Lackey :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=104937. Accessed 27 April 2018.