Taxon: Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Maréchal

 
Genus: Vigna
Subgenus: Ceratotropis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 41595
Place of publication: Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 39:160. 1969
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 21-Jul-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 56 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (green manure fide Pl Res SEAs 1:66. 1989)
  • Human food: potential as pulse ()
  • Human food: vegetable ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for cowpea (fide Euphytica 86:173. 1995)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for mung-bean (fide Euphytica 86:173. 1995)
  • Gene sources: potential for heat resistance in mung-bean (fide Euphytica 86:173. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of azuki-bean (based on its distant affinities to Vigna angularis fide Genetica 114:140. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of black gram (based on affinities to Vigna mungo fide Genetica 114:140. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cowpea (based on probable distant affinities to Vigna unguiculata fide Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr 15:301. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of mung-bean (based on distant affinities to Vigna radiata fide Genetica 114:140. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rice-bean (based on affinities to Vigna umbellata fide Genetica 114:140. 2002)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Budanova, V. I. 1982. Novoe i sistematike rodov Phaseolus L. i Vigna Savi. (Some new data on the systematics of the genera Phaseolus L. and Vigna Savi.) Trudy Prikl. Bot. 72:19.
  3. Doi, K. et al. 2002. Molecular phylogeny of genus Vigna subgenus Ceratotropis based on rDNA ITS and atpB-rbcL intergenic spacer of cpDNA sequences (Genetica) 114:129-145.
  4. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Jaiwal, P. K. & A. Gulati 1995. Current status and future strategies of in vitro culture techniques for genetic improvement of mungbean (Vigna radiata (L .) Wilczek) (Euphytica) 86:167-181.
  8. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:66.
  11. 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) 28:213.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Tomooka, N. et al. The Asian Vigna: genus Vigna subgenus Ceratotropis genetic resources. 2002 (Asian Vigna)
  21. Tomooka, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 15. Vigna (Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr) 291-311.
  22. Verdcourt, B. 1970. Studies in the Leguminosae-Papilionoideae for the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa': IV Kew Bull. 24:557.

Check other web resources for Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Maréchal :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

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=41595. Accessed 26 May 2018.