Taxon: Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC.

 
Genus: Canavalia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Diocleinae
Nomen number: 8829
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:404. 1825
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Dec-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (green manure)
  • Human food: vegetable ()
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for Canavalia pulses ()
  • Materials: beads (as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_74.html,)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fully mature seeds)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (origin paleotropics)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Beyra Matos, A. et al. 2004. Revisión taxonómica del género Canavalia DC. (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) en Cuba Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 18:157-175.
  5. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  6. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  7. Emebiri, L. C. 1996. Evaluation of jackbean (Canavalia ensiformis) lines derived from natural crossing with swordbean (Canavalia gladiata) Biol. Agric. Hort. 12:319-325.
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Sahai, K. 2009. Reproductive biology of two species of Canavalia DC. (Fabaceae) - A non-conventional wild legume (Flora (Elsevier)) 204:762-768.
  22. Sauer, J. 1964. Revision of Canavalia (Brittonia) 16:149.
  23. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:134-136.
  24. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  25. Snak, C. et al. 2016. A dated phylogeny of the papilionoid legume genus Canavalia reveals recent diversification by a pantropical liana lineage Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 98:133-146.
  26. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  27. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  28. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC. :

  • 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=8829. Accessed 24 April 2018.