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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. Last Changed: 22-Oct-1999
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 30 (18 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit (s.e.), Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz (s.)]


References:

  1. Brewbaker, J. L. 1987. Species in the genus Leucaena Leucaena Res. Rep. 7(2):12.
  2. Hughes, C. 1998. Monograph of Leucaena (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 55:142.
  3. Hughes, C. E. 1998. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook Trop. Forest. Pap. Commonw. Forest. Inst. 37:165.
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  6. Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  7. Zárate Pedroche, S. 1994. Revisión del género Leucaena Benth. en México Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 65:131.
  8. Zárate Pedroche, S. 1984. Taxonomic revision of the genus Leucaena from Mexico Bull. Groupe Int. Étude Mimosoideae 12:30.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21954. Accessed 18 November 2018.