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

 
Genus: Neonotonia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 104937
Place of publication: Phytologia 37:210. 1977
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: 191 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Leg Queensl)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Gabon; Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • 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)
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • 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)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Isely, D. et al. 1980. Neonotonia verdcourtii (Leguminosae): A new glycine-like species from Africa Iowa State J. Res. 55:157-62.
  • Lackey, J. A. 1981. Infraspecific combinations in Neonotonia wightii (Arnott) Lackey (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) (Iselya) 2:11-12.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:169.
  • Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the flora of Yemen. 1997 (F Yemen)

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Images:

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