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Taxon: Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb.

 
Genus: Pachyrhizus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 26286
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 4:311. 1905
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 79 (7 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Pap AU Wagen 90-3:6. 1990)
  • Environmental:
  • Human food:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica (n.w.), El Salvador, Guatemala (c. & w.), Honduras (w.), Nicaragua (w.)


    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. in tropics)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Burkart, A. E. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2. (Leg Argent)
  5. Delêtre, M. et al. 2013. Microsatellite markers for the yam bean Pachyrhizus (Fabaceae) Applic. Pl. Sci. 1:1200551.
  6. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:137-141.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique (Boissiera) 28:249.
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  18. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  19. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Ramos-de-la-Peña, A. M. et al. 2013. Advances and perspectives of Pachyrhizus spp. in food science and technology Trends Food Sci. Technol. 29:44-54.
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Santayana, M. et al. 2014. Molecular characterization of cultivated species of the genus Pachyrhizus Rich. ex DC. by AFLP markers: calling for more data Trop. Pl. Biol. 7:121-132.
  25. Sørensen, M. 1988. A taxonomic revision of the genus Pachyrhizus (Fabaceae-Phaseoleae) Nordic J. Bot. 8:177.
  26. Sørensen, M. 1990. Observations on distribution, ecology and cultivation of the tuber-bearing legume genus Pachyrhizus Rich. ex DC. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 90-3:3.
  27. Sørensen, M. 1989. Pollen morphology of species and interspecific hybrids in Pachyrhizus Rich. ex DC. (Fabaceae: Phaseoleae) Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol. 61:319-339.
  28. Sørensen, M. 1996. Yam bean (Pachyrhizus DC.) (Prom Underused Crops) 2:1-143.
  29. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  30. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  31. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  32. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  33. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:213.
  34. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • 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=26286. Accessed 21 October 2018.