Taxon: Vigna trilobata (L.) Verdc.

 
Genus: Vigna
  Subgenus: Ceratotropis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 41642
Place of publication: Taxon 17:172. 1968
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 1:85. 1989)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of azuki-bean (based on distant affinities to Vigna angularis fide Genetica 114:140, 141. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of black gram (based on distant affinities to Vigna mungo fide Ann Bot 108:372. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cowpea (based on distant affinities to Vigna unguiculata fide Genetica 114:140, 141. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of mung-bean (based on distant affinities to Vigna radiata fide Genetica 114:140, 141. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rice-bean (based on distant affinities to Vigna umbellata fide Genetica 114:140. 2002)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • 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. 72:18.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Javadi, F. et al. 2011. Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Ceratotropis (genus Vigna, Leguminosae) reveals three eco-geographical groups and Late Pliocene-Pleisticene diversification: evidence from four plastid DNA region sequences Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 108:367-380.
  • Javadi, F. et al. 2011. Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Ceratotropis (genus Vigna, Leguminosae) reveals three eco-geographical groups and Late Pliocene-Pleisticene diversification: evidence from four plastid DNA region sequences Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 108:367-380.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:85.
  • 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) 28:212.
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  • Tomooka, N. et al. 2005. Chapter 10. Mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 325-345.
  • Tomooka, N. et al. 2005. Chapter 10. Mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 325-345.
  • Tomooka, N. et al. The Asian Vigna: genus Vigna subgenus Ceratotropis genetic resources. 2002 (Asian Vigna)
  • Tomooka, N. et al. 2011. Chapter 15. Vigna (Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr) 291-311.
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Check other web resources for Vigna trilobata (L.) Verdc. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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