Taxon: Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr.

 
Genus: Vigna
Subgenus: Vigna
Section: Vigna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 41617
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 285. 1917
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Oct-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (locally used in Asia and Africa fide Paludosi & Ng 1993)
  • Gene sources: potential for drought resistance in cowpeas ()
  • Gene sources: potential for salt tolerance in cowpeas ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania (coast)
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (coast), Congo (coast), Equatorial Guinea (coast), Gabon (coast), Zaire (coast)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin (coast), Ghana (coast), Liberia (coast), Nigeria (coast)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique (coast)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal (coast)]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (coast), Seychelles (coast)

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Kyushu (coast), Ryukyu Islands (coast)] Taiwan (coast)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Maldives (coast), Sri Lanka (coast)
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea (coast), Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (coast), Vietnam (coast)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia (coast), Malaysia (coast), Philippines (coast)

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

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (coast), Jamaica (coast), Puerto Rico (coast)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama (coast)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia (coast)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Beyra, A. & G. Reyes Artiles 2004. Revisión taxonómica de los géneros Phaseolus y Vigna (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) en Cuba Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 61:148-149.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. (F Siam)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  8. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  10. Lawn, R. J. & A. R. Watkinson 2002. Habitats, morphological diversity, and distribution of the genus Vigna Savi in Australia Austral. J. Agric. Res. 53:1305-1316.
  11. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  12. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  13. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  14. 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) 28:166.
  15. Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 39, 94.
  16. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  17. Padulosi, S. & N. Q. Ng 1993. A useful and unexploited herb, Vigna marina (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) and the taxonomic revision of its genetic diversity Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 62:119-126.
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  21. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  23. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  24. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  25. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=41617. Accessed 25 April 2018.