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Taxon: Aeschynomene elaphroxylon (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.

 
Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 1605
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3):319. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jun-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • ambatch  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • Ambatsch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Southern America
    • South America


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


References:

  1. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  5. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  6. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  7. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource). (L Madagascar Online)
  8. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  10. Verdcourt, B. 1974. Summary of the Leguminosae - Papilionoideae - Hedysareae (sensu lato) of Flora Zambesiaca (Kirkia) 9:393.

Check other web resources for Aeschynomene elaphroxylon (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=1605. Accessed 13 December 2018.