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Taxon: Leucaena esculenta (DC.) Benth.

 
Genus: Leucaena
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 21954
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30:422. 1875
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 30 (18 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit (s.e.), Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (s.)]


References:

  1. Brewbaker, J. L. 1987. Species in the genus Leucaena. Leucaena Res. Rep. 7(2):12.
  2. Hughes, C. E. 1998. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook. Trop. Forest. Pap. Commonw. Forest. Inst. 37:165. Note: lists as Leucaena esculenta (Sessé & Moç. ex DC.) Benth
  3. Hughes, C. 1998. Monograph of Leucaena (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 55:142. Note: lists as Leucaena esculenta (Sessé & Moç. ex DC.) Benth
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  5. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  6. Rico, L. & T. Pennington. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  7. Zárate Pedroche, S. 1984. Taxonomic revision of the genus Leucaena from Mexico. Bull. Groupe Int. Étude Mimosoideae 12:30.
  8. Zárate Pedroche, S. 1994. Revisión del género Leucaena Benth. en México. Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 65:131.

Check other web resources for Leucaena esculenta (DC.) Benth. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21954. Accessed 15 July 2019.