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Taxon: Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep

 
Genus: Pueraria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 314966
Place of publication: M. Sanjappa, Legumes India 288. 1992 (L. J. G. van der Maesen & S. M. Almeida, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 85:233. 1988, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: Maesen & S. Almeida (1988) incorrectly cited the basionym as P. lobata var. lobata Ohwi
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 38 (4 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore (as Pueraria pseudohirsuta)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia, Vanuatu


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sierra Leone
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Mpumalanga]

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (n.e.), Queensland]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Hispaniola
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama


References:

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  5. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  6. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  8. Kartzinel, T. R. et al. 2015. Heterogeneity of clonal patterns among patches of kudzu, Pueraria montana var. lobata, an invasive plant Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 116:739-750.
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  10. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
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  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=314966. Accessed 12 December 2018.