Taxon: Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Psophocarpus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 30222
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:403. 1825
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 178 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as pulse (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:229. 1993)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:229. 1993)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics & subtropics)

    Other (origin possibly tropical Asia or Madagascar)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  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. Cubero, J. I. & M. T. Moreno, dirs. Leguminosas de grano. 1983 (Leg Grano)
  5. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:229.
  16. Verdcourt, B. & P. Halliday 1978. A revision of Psophocarpus (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Phaseoleae) Kew Bull. 33:196.
  17. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  18. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:232.

Check other web resources for Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC. :

  • 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.

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=30222. Accessed 20 June 2018.