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Taxon: Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. tenuis (E. Mey.) Maréchal et al.

 
Genus: Vigna
Subgenus: Vigna
Section: Catiang
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 411143
Place of publication: Taxon 27:200. 1978
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. Coulibaly, S. et al. 2002. AFLP analysis of the phenetic organization and genetic diversity of Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. reveals extensive gene flow between wild and domesticated types. Theor. Appl. Genet. 104:358-366.
  2. Maréchal, R. et al. 1978. Étude taxonomique d'un groupe complexe d'espèces des genres Phaseolus et Vigna (Papilionaceae) sur la base données morphologiques et polliniques, traitées par l'analyse informatique. Boissiera 28:195.
  3. Pasquet, R. S. 1993. Classification infraspécifique des formes spontanées de Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. (Fabaceae) à partir de données morphologiques. Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 62:166.
  4. Pasquet, R. S. 1996. Wild cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) evolution. Advances in legume systematics. 8:95-100.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Singh, B. B. 2006. Chapter 5. Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.]. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 118-161. Note: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton - London - New York
  7. Tomooka, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 15. Vigna. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, legume crops and forages 291-311. Note: this review recognized Vigna unguiculata subsp. tenuis as part of the primary gene pool of cowpea
  8. Vijaykumar, A. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of subgenus Vigna species using nuclear ribosomal RNA ITS: Evidence of hybridization among Vigna unguiculata subspecies. J. Heredity 101:177-188.
  9. Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist. Note: with two varieties: tenuis and ovata

Check other web resources for Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. tenuis (E. Mey.) Maréchal et al. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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=411143. Accessed 18 July 2019.