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Taxon: Apios americana Medik.

 
Genus: Apios
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 310730
Place of publication: Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Öcon. Ges. 2:355. 1787
Link to protologue:
Comment: a replacement name for Glycine apios L.
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable; potential as vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (n.e.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma (e.), South Dakota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (n.-c.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Apios&SpeciesID=americana), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Belamkar, V. et al. 2015. Evaluation of phenotypic variation in a collection of Apios americana: an edible tuberous legume Crop Sci. (Madison) 55:712-726.
  3. Blackmon, W. J. & B. D. Reynolds 1994. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Tuberous Legumes 237-248.
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  8. Joly, S. & A. Bruneau 2004. Evolution of triploidy in Apios americana (Leguminosae) revealed by genealogical analysis of the histone H3-D gene (Evolution) 58:284-295.
  9. Li, J. et al. 2014. Phylogenetics and biogeography of Apios (Fabaceae) inferred from sequences of nuclear and plastid genes Int. J. Pl. Sci. 175:764-780.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  12. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Seabrook, J. A. E. & L. A. Dione 1976. Studies on the genus Apios. I. Chromosome number and distribution of Apios americana and A. priceana Canad. J. Bot. 54:2567-2572.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)
  18. Woods, M. 2005. A revision of the North American species of Apios (Fabaceae) (Castanea) 70:85-100.
  19. Woods, M. 1988. A revision of Apios and Cochlianthus (Leguminosae) (Ph.D.) (Southern Illinois University) 26.

Check other web resources for Apios americana Medik. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • 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.

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=310730. Accessed 9 December 2018.