Taxon: Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl.) Sw.

 
Genus: Stylosanthes
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 35878
Place of publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 10:301. 1789
Name Verified on: 14-Aug-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 49 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • stylo  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • gui ya na bi hua dou  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Loja; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

References:

  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Boonman, J. G. 1993. East Africa's grasses and fodders: their ecology and husbandry 192.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  • Calles, T. & R. Schultze-Kraft 2010. Re-establishment of Stylosanthes gracilis (Leguminosae) at species level Kew Bull. 65:233-240.
  • Calles, T. & R. Schultze-Kraft 2010. Stylosanthes (Leguminosae, Dalbergieae) of Venezuela (Willdenowia) 40:313-315.
  • Costa, L. C. da et al. 2008. Estudo taxonômico de Stylosanthes (Leguminosae–Papilionoideae–Dalbergieae) em Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil Rodriguésia 59:561-563.
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1963. Further considerations in Stylosanthes (Leguminosae) (Rhodora) 65:249.
  • Santos-Garcia, M. O. et al. 2012. Identification of Stylosanthes guianensis varieties using molecular genetic analysis AoB Pl. 2012: doi:10.1093/aobpla/pls001.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • 't Mannetje, L. 1977. A revision of varieties of Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl.) Sw. Austral. J. Bot. 25:353.
  • 't Mannetje, L. 1984. Considerations on the taxonomy of the genus Stylosanthes (Biol Stylo) 12.
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:211.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Williams, R. J. et al. 1984. Natural distribution of Stylosanthes (Biol Stylo) 84.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image