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Taxon: Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. unguiculata group melanophthalmus

 
Genus: Vigna
Subgenus: Vigna
Section: Catiang
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 467823
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or V. unguiculata Textilis Group]
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2014 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)

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse (fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 11:7. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (w. Africa)

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. Fang, J. et al. 2007. Genetic diversity of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] in four West African and USA breeding programs as determined by AFLP analysis. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 54:1197-1209.
  3. Maxted, N. et al. 2004. An ecogeographic study African Vigna. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 11:7, 11, 195. Note: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
  4. Singh, B. B. 2006. Chapter 5. Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.]. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 118-161. Note: as "Textilis" group

Check other web resources for Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. unguiculata group melanophthalmus :

  • 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.
  • 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=467823. Accessed 22 October 2019.