Taxon: Aeschynomene aspera L.

 
Genus: Aeschynomene
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 310707
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:713. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Mar-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cork/cork substitute (pith used for making sun hats fide Wealth India RM 1:35. 1948)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan - Sind; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Malaysia

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM) 1:35.
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. 1925-1962 (F Siam)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Kretschmer, A. E. & R. C. Bullock 1980. Aeschnomene spp.: distribution and potential use Proc. Soil Sci. Soc. Florida 39:147.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Rudd, V. E. 1959. The genus Aeschynomene in Malaysia (Leguminosae-Papilionatae) (Reinwardtia) 5:29.

Check other web resources for Aeschynomene aspera L. :

  • 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.