Taxon: Glycine max (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Glycine
Subgenus: Soja
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 17711
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 274. 1917
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Soybean Collection (SOY)
Accessions: 22237 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring ()
  • Food additives: flavoring (soy sauce)
  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Human food: oil/fat ()
  • Human food: pulse ()
  • Human food: starch ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2004/biofuels2004.pdf,)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (only trichloroethylene-extracted soybean-oil meal)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (G. gracilis form)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (origin e. Asia)

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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

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=17711. Accessed 22 April 2018.