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Taxon: Adesmia spinosissima Meyen

Genus: Adesmia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 314017
Place of publication: Reise um die Erde 2:27. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Jujuy, Salta] Chile (n.)


  1. Aldunate et al. 1981. Estudio etnobotánico en una comunidad de la Precordillera de Antofagasta: Toconce. Bol. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. 38:205.
  2. Aldunate et al. 1983. Ethnobotany of Pre-Altiplanic community in the Andes of northern Chile. Econ. Bot. 37:125.
  3. Ulibarri, E. A. 1986. Las especies de Adesmia de la serie Microphyllae (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae). Darwiniana 27:377.
  4. Ulibarri, E. A. 1989. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names

Check other web resources for Adesmia spinosissima Meyen :

  • 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.

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=314017. Accessed 24 August 2019.