Taxon: Centrosema pascuorum Mart. ex Benth.

 
Genus: Centrosema
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Clitoriinae
Nomen number: 70162
Place of publication: Comm. legum. gen. 56. 1837 (Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch. 2:120. 1839)
Comment: ascribed to "Mart. MSS." by Bentham, as verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Aug-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:84-86. 1992)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Oaxaca, - Tabasco
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Alagoas, - Bahia, - Ceara, - Mato Grosso, - Mato Grosso do Sul, - Minas Gerais, - Paraiba, - Pernambuco, - Piaui, - Rio Grande do Norte, - Sao Paulo, - Sergipe
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela - Anzoategui, - Aragua, - Bolivar, - Cojedes, - Falcon, - Federal District, - Guarico, - Miranda, - Monagas, - Zulia
    • Western South America: Ecuador - Guayas

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Nicaragua

References:

  • Barbosa-Fevereiro, V. P. 1977. Centrosema (A. P. de Candolle) Bentham do Brasil (Leguminosae - Faboideae) Rodriguésia 29(42):191.
  • Fantz, P. R. 1979. A new species of Centrosema (Leguminosae) from Nicaragua and a key to the species in Central America (Sida) 8:155.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Nelson, C. H. N. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras. 2008 (L Honduras)
  • Schultze-Kraft, R. et al. 1990. Biogeography of Centrosema (Centro Biol Agron Ut) 56.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:84-86.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  • Williams, R. J. & R. J. Clements 1990. Taxonomy of Centrosema (Centro Biol Agron Ut) 6.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Centrosema pascuorum Mart. ex Benth. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.