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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.
Accessions: 16 (5 active, 5 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 Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

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


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae). Flora de Colombia. 4:90.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  5. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  8. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  9. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  10. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist
  11. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  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 373.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  17. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  18. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  20. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12396. Accessed 8 December 2019.