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Taxon: Crotalaria longirostrata Hook. & Arn.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12340
Place of publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 285. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


References:

  1. Matuda, E. Las leguminosae del estado de México. (Leg Mex)
  2. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  3. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  4. Morton, J. F. 1994. Pito (Erythrina berteroana) and chipilin (Crotalaria longirostrata), (Fabaceae), two soporific vegetables of Central America Econ. Bot. 48:130-138.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  7. 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)
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  10. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Crotalaria longirostrata Hook. & Arn. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: 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=12340. Accessed 13 December 2018.