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Taxon: Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars

 
Genus: Cajanus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Cajaninae
Nomen number: 313609
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 6:167. 1806 "Cajan scarabaeoïde"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea (e.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa (tropical)


References:

  1. Ganapathy, K. N. et al. 2011. AFLP analysis in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) revealed close relationship of cultivated genotypes with some of its wild relatives. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:837-847.
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  3. Hacker, J. B. 1990. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Australia.
  4. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  5. Kassa, M. T. et al. 2012. Genetic patterns of domestication in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) and wild Cajanus relatives. PLoS One 7(6):e39563. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039563
  6. Khoury, C. K. et al. 2015. Crop wild relatives of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]: Distributions, ex situ conservation status, and potential genetic resources for abiotic stress tolerance. Biol. Conservation 184:259-270.
  7. Lakshmi, M. et al. 2000. PCR-RFLP analysis of chloroplast gene regions in Cajanus (Leguminosae) and allied genera. Euphytica 116:243-250. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  8. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 1:41.
  9. Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1986. Cajanus DC. and Atylosia W. & A. (Leguminosae). Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4:183.
  10. Mallikarjuna, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 2. Cajanus. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, legume crops and forages 21-33. Note: this review recognized this species as part of the secondary gene pool of pigeon-pea
  11. Pazhamala, L. et al. 2015. Genomics-assisted breeding for boosting crop improvement in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). Front. Plant Sci. 6:50. Pages 1-12.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Ratnaparkhe, M. B. et al. 1995. Genetic fingerprinting of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] and its wild relatives using RAPD markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 91:893-898.
  14. Saxena, K. B. & R. V. Kumar. 2003. Development of a cytoplasmic nuclear male-sterility system in pigeonpea using C. scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars. Indian J Gen Pl Breed 63:225-229.

Check other web resources for Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=313609. Accessed 22 July 2019.