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Taxon: Cantharospermum scarabaeoides (L.) Baill.

Synonym of Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars

Genus: Cantharospermum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Cajaninae
Nomen number: 8864
Place of publication: Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1:384. 1883 "scarabaeoideum"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: = Atylosia scarabaeoides (L.) Benth.
  2. Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1986. Cajanus and Atylosia W. & A. (Leguminosae). Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4:190.
  3. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes. Note: = Atylosia scarabaeoides (L.) Benth.

Check other web resources for Cantharospermum scarabaeoides (L.) Baill. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8864. Accessed 25 February 2020.