Genus: Aeschynomene L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Common names: joint-vetch
Genus number: 244
Last updated: 29-Mar-2007
Accession Count: 725 (231 active, 230 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Chaintreuil, N. et al. 2016. The evolutionary dynamics of ancient and recent polyploidy in the African semiaquatic species of the legume genus Aeschynomene. New Phytol. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13956
  2. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 329.

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  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Aeschynomene
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 3 June 2020.