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Taxon: Colvillea racemosa Bojer

 
Genus: Colvillea
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 11215
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Bot. Mag. 61: pl. 3325-6. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Colville's-glory  (Source: Trop Leg) - English
  • whiptree  (Source: Leg World) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  2. Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world (Leg World) 155.
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  4. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)

Check other web resources for Colvillea racemosa Bojer :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=11215. Accessed 16 October 2018.