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Taxon: Amorpha fruticosa L.

 
Genus: Amorpha
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Amorpheae
Nomen number: 2937
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:713. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 54 (40 active, 28 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • bastard indigo-bush  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • bastard-indigo  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • false indigo  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • indigo-bush  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • faux indigo  (Source: UPOV) - French
  • Bastardindigo  (Source: Zander ed14) - German
  • falso índigo  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • segelbuske  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • zi sui huai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • jogjebissari  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean
  • waessalinamu  (Source: Genet Res Crop Evol) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (s.), Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Wyoming (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.w.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Sonora, Baja California (Norte)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iraq
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Kurgan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (s.w.)]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969-. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Hoang, H.-D. et al. 1997. Additional notes to the checklist of Korean cultivated plants (5). Consolidated summary and indexes. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:354.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. International Legume Database & Information Service. International Legume Database and Information Service (on-line resource).
  11. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  15. Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1975. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois.
  16. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:77
  17. Office of the Union. 2009. UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  20. Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. 1993. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas. Note: American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  21. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  22. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  23. Wilbur, R. L. 1975. A revision of the North American genus Amorpha (Leguminosae-Psoraleae). Rhodora 77:397.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  25. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida
  26. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia

Check other web resources for Amorpha fruticosa L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amorpha fruticosa cultivars
  • 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.

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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=2937. Accessed 20 November 2019.