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Taxon: Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene

 
Genus: Chamaecrista
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 300124
Place of publication: Pittonia 4:31. 1899
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Whitty et al. 1994; Pl Res SEAs 4:88. 1992); forage (fide Whitty et al. 1994; Pl Res SEAs 4:88. 1992)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, [Alajuela, San Jose] Honduras (Isle de Roatan), Panama [Chiriqui]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (e.), Colombia, Ecuador [Guayas]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (s.)


References:

  1. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Irwin, H. S. & R. C. Barneby 1982. The American Cassiinae: a synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtribe Cassiinae in the New World Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:727-733.
  4. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  5. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  8. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:88-89.
  9. Whitty, P. W. et al. 1994. Molecular separation of genera in Cassiinae (Leguminosae), and analysis of variation in the nodulating species of Chamaecrista Molec. Ecol. 3:514.

Check other web resources for Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene :

  • 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
  • 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

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=300124. Accessed 15 November 2018.