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Taxon: Clitoria falcata Lam.

 
Genus: Clitoria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Clitoriinae
Nomen number: 313367
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:51. 1786
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Apr-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Apr-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Nayarit (s.), Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Apure, Bolivar, Zulia, Amazonas, Aragua, Miranda, Portuguesa, Sucre, Federal District, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Pando, Santa Cruz] Ecuador, [Azuay, Los Rios] Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios, San Martin]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay [Cordillera, San Pedro]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania [Zanzibar]
    • Africa


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Fantz, P. R. 1995. Taxonomic notes on new varieties of species of Clitoria (Leguminosae: Phaseoleae: Clitoriinae) (Sida) 16:723.
  4. Fantz, P. R. 1989. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  6. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  9. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  10. Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource). (L Bolivia Online)
  11. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  12. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  13. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  14. Lourteig, A. 1988. Nomenclatura plantarum americanarum. VII. Leguminosae (Phytologia) 65:395.
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of Mesoamerica Checklist (on-line resource). (L Mesoamer)
  17. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  18. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Clitoria falcata Lam. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=313367. Accessed 19 December 2018.