Overview

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Description

Annual or perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Stipules present, stipels 0. Leaves alternate or ± paripinnate, 2-many-foliolate. Leaflets subopposite to alternate, asymmetric at base. Inflorescences axillary, less often terminal or leaf-opposed. Bracts entire or 2-3-fid; bracteoles mostly deciduous. Calyx 2-lipped. Corolla usually yellow, orange-yellow or orange, often lined or flushed with purple. Pod linear or elliptic with 1-many articles, usually straight or curved.
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Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Aeschynomene L.:
Argentina (South America)
Bolivia (South America)
Brazil (South America)
China (Asia)
Costa Rica (Mesoamerica)
Honduras (Mesoamerica)
United States (North America)
Venezuela (South America)
Caribbean (Caribbean)
Guyana (South America)
French Guiana (South America)
Suriname (South America)
Paraguay (South America)
Uruguay (South America)
Colombia (South America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
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Localities documented in Tropicos sources

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Brazil (South America)

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 6 specimens in 2 taxa.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 1
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:40Public Records:22
Specimens with Sequences:32Public Species:10
Specimens with Barcodes:32Public BINs:0
Species:14         
Species With Barcodes:12         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Aeschynomene

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Wikipedia

Aeschynomene

Aeschynomene is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Dalbergia clade of the Dalbergieae.[1][2] They are known commonly as jointvetches. These legumes are most common in warm regions and many species are aquatic.

Species[edit]

Aeschynomene comprises the following species:[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lavin M, Pennington RT, Klitgaard BB, Sprent JI, de Lima HC, Gasson PE. (2001). "The dalbergioid legumes (Fabaceae): delimitation of a pantropical monophyletic clade". Am J Bot 88 (3): 503–33. PMID 11250829. 
  2. ^ a b Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowskie MF, Lavin M. (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Aeschynomene". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Last edited on 1 November 2005 (rebuilt on 24 April 2013). Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  4. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Aeschynomene". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Some sources treat Aeschynomene portoricensis as a synonym of Aeschynomene gracilis.
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