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Taxon: Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn.

 
Genus: Rhynchosia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Cajaninae
Nomen number: 311373
Place of publication: Compan. Bot. Mag. 1:23. 1835
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (mentions that several species may be important soil builders); erosion control (mentions that several species may be important soil builders)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Rhynchosia&SpeciesID=tomentosa), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Grear, J. W. 1978. A revision of the New World species of Rhynchosia (Leguminosae - Faboideae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 31:133.
  3. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  4. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  5. Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. (Leg Tex)

Check other web resources for Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn. :

  • 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=311373. Accessed 14 November 2018.