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Taxon: Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. montana

 
Genus: Pueraria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 314965
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 89 (11 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Taiwan kudzu  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • wild kudzu  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • shan ge teng  (Source: Pl Names) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as Pueraria omeiensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (e. & s.), Hong Kong
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Philippines


References:

  1. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & S. M. Almeida. 1988. Two corrections to the nomenclature in revision of Pueraria DC.. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 85:233.
  2. Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1985. Revision of the genus Pueraria DC. with some notes on Teyleria Backer (Leguminosae). Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-1:53-58.
  3. Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1994. Pueraria, the kudzu and its relatives: an update of the taxonomy. 66. Note: in M. Sørensen, Proc. 1st Int. Symp. Tuberous Legumes
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. montana :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314965. Accessed 12 December 2019.