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Taxon: Erythrina berteroana Urb.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 15733
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 5:370. 1908
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; erosion control; shade/shelter
  • Human food: vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (Veracruz, Chiapas)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Zulia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina (Lloydia) 37:390.
  2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  3. Morton, J. F. 1994. Pito (Erythrina berteroana) and chipilin (Crotalaria longirostrata), (Fabaceae), two soporific vegetables of Central America Econ. Bot. 48:130-138.
  4. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Erythrina berteroana Urb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.

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=15733. Accessed 15 November 2018.