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Taxon: Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.

 
Genus: Cyamopsis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Indigofereae
Nomen number: 12701
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3):259. 1894
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32135237
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1456 (1300 active, 686 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: soil improver (as C. psoralioides)
  • Food additives: stabilizer (but hazardous)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (possible origin India)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:109-113.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Gillett, J. B. 1958. Indigofera (Microcharis) in tropical Africa Kew Bull. add. ser., 1:7.
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  17. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  22. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  23. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=12701. Accessed 12 November 2018.