Taxon: Glycine max (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Glycine
  Subgenus: Soja
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 17711
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 274. 1917
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Soybean Collection (SOY)
Accessions: 32725 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (soy sauce fide Pl Book; Edible Nuts)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Leg WAsia)
  • Human food: oil/fat (fide Pl Book)
  • Human food: pulse (fide Edible Nuts)
  • Human food: starch (fide Edible Nuts)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Pl Book)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2004/biofuels2004.pdf,)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (only trichloroethylene-extracted soybean-oil meal fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (G. gracilis form fide Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . origin e. Asia

    Naturalized:

    . widely natzd.

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image