Genus: Tephrosia Pers.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 11939
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 323 (115 active, 54 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Erebinthus Mitch., nom. rej., Needhamia Scop., nom. rej., & Reineria Moench, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Tephrosia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 14 July 2020.