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Taxon: Tephrosia noctiflora Bojer ex Baker

 
Genus: Tephrosia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 80163
Place of publication: D. Oliver, Fl. trop. Afr. 2:112. 1871
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/407089
Name Verified on: 27-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; soil improver; soil improver

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (or natzd.), Sri Lanka (or natzd.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa (or natzd.)] Philippines (or natzd.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. throughout tropics)

References:

  1. Bosman, M. T. M. & A. J. P. De Haas. 1983. A revision of the genus Tephrosia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) in Malesia. Blumea 28:458.
  2. Drummond, R. B. 1972. A list of Rhodesian legumes. Kirkia 8:227.
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 2007. Flora zambesiaca. 3(3):133-134.
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: introd.
  5. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  7. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  9. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  11. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.

Check other web resources for Tephrosia noctiflora Bojer ex Baker :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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=80163. Accessed 19 October 2019.