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Taxon: Crotalaria verrucosa L.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12396
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:715. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 16 (5 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Leg Africa; Crot Afr Madag 374. 1982)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra] Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae) (F Colomb) 4:90.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. (Leg SAsia)
  9. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  10. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  11. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Niyomdham, C. 1978. A revision of the genus Crotalaria Linn. (Papilionaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 11:163.
  14. Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 1982 (Crot Afr Madag) 373.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  17. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  18. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  20. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  22. Yang, C. Y. 1983. On the problems of the classification of Crotalaria in China Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4):104.

Check other web resources for Crotalaria verrucosa 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.

Images:

  • 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=12396. Accessed 15 November 2018.