Genus: Aeschynomene L.

Family: Fabaceae
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Dalbergieae
Altfamily: Papilionaceae
Common names: joint-vetch
Genus number: 244
Last updated: 29-Mar-2007
Accession Count: 725

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • 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
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. 2005. (Leg World) 329.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:


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