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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.
Accessions: 1456 (1300 active, 409 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. Note: cult.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 11:109-113.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Cyamopsis+tetragonoloba&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  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).
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as "tetragonolobus"
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  14. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  17. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  22. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  23. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. Note: lists as "Cyanopsis"
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12701. Accessed 22 November 2019.