Taxon: Stylosanthes hamata (L.) Taub.

 
Genus: Stylosanthes
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 35880
Place of publication: Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 32:22. 1890
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Feb-2015
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide CultTropS; LegQueensl)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Maranhao, - Mato Grosso do Sul
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines - North Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Merida, - Zulia, - Aragua, - Falcon, - Guarico, - Miranda, - Nueva Esparta, - Sucre, - Federal District, - Lara, - Yaracuy
    • Western South America: Colombia; Peru - Cajamarca

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Calles, T. & R. Schultze-Kraft 2010. Stylosanthes (Leguminosae, Dalbergieae) of Venezuela (Willdenowia) 40:323-325.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Costa, L. C. da et al. 2008. Estudo taxonômico de Stylosanthes (Leguminosae–Papilionoideae–Dalbergieae) em Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil Rodriguésia 59:554.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. 1965 (F Barbados)
  • Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. 1981- (F Hispan)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1963. Further considerations in Stylosanthes (Leguminosae) (Rhodora) 65:248.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1962. Tribe Hedysareae, Subtribe Stylosanthinae (Leguminosae) of Central America and Mexico SouthW. Naturalist 7:33.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  • Sousa Costa, N. M. & M. B. Ferreira 1984. Some Brazilian species of Stylosanthes (Biol Stylo) 34.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • 't Mannetje, L. 1984. Considerations on the taxonomy of the genus Stylosanthes (Biol Stylo) 7.
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:213.
  • Williams, R. J. et al. 1984. Natural distribution of Stylosanthes (Biol Stylo) 85.
  • 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)
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image