Genus: Rhynchosia Lour.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Cajaninae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 10449
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 125 (49 active, 41 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Dolicholus Medik., nom. rej. & Cylista Aiton, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Grear, J. W. 1978. A revision of the New World species of Rhynchosia (Leguminosae - Faboideae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 31(1):1-168.
  2. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 410.

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Rhynchosia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 September 2019.