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Taxon: Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. unguiculata group unguiculata

 
Genus: Vigna
Subgenus: Vigna
Section: Catiang
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 300675
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or V. unguiculata Unguiculata Group]
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8777 (6891 active, 5565 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Vigna unguiculata)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • Africa


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Coulibaly, S. et al. 2002. AFLP analysis of the phenetic organization and genetic diversity of Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. reveals extensive gene flow between wild and domesticated types. Theor. Appl. Genet. 104:358-366.
  3. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Vigna+unguiculata+subsp.+unguiculata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 1:77. Note: = Vigna unguiculata Unguiculata Group
  9. 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 28:191. Note: includes subspp. cylindrica & sesquipedalis
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 194. Note: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
  12. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:32.
  13. Pasquet, R. S. 1999. Genetic relationships among subspecies of Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.. Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:1104-1119. Note: cultivated, annual inbred, with low heterozygosity compared to wild forms
  14. Pasquet, R. S. 2000. Allozyme diversity of cultivated cowpea. Theor. Appl. Genet. 101:211-219. Note: as cultivar group
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Simon, M. V. et al. 2007. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships in Vigna Savi germplasm revealed by DNA amplification fingerprinting. Genome 50:538-547.
  18. Singh, B. B. 2006. Chapter 5. Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.]. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 118-161. Note: as cultivar group
  19. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  22. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource).
  23. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  24. Vijaykumar, A. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of subgenus Vigna species using nuclear ribosomal RNA ITS: Evidence of hybridization among Vigna unguiculata subspecies. J. Heredity 101:177-188. Note: as cultivar group
  25. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. unguiculata group unguiculata :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=300675. Accessed 17 July 2019.