Taxon: Centrosema plumieri (Turpin ex Pers.) Benth.

 
Genus: Centrosema
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Clitoriinae
Nomen number: 9847
Place of publication: Comm. legum. gen. 54. 1837 (Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch. 2:118. 1839)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Roraima, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Azuay, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Napo, Pichincha] Peru [Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, San Martin]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Tamil Nadu] Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka


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Check other web resources for Centrosema plumieri (Turpin ex Pers.) Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

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=9847. Accessed 21 June 2018.