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Aeschynomene  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 25358

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Secula Small
  Common Name(s): jointvetch [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusAeschynomene L. – jointvetch  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aeschynomene americana L. – shyleaf 
                                  Species Aeschynomene aspera L. – sola pith plant 
                                  Species Aeschynomene brasiliana (Poir.) DC.  
                                  Species Aeschynomene elaphroxylon (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. – ambatch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene elegans Schltdl. & Cham.  
                                  Species Aeschynomene evenia C. Wright – shrubby jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene falcata (Poir.) DC. – Australian joint-vetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene gracilis Vogel – Puerto Rico jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene histrix Poir. – porcupine jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene indica L. – Indian jointvetch, kat sola, jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene paniculata Willd. ex Vogel – panicle jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene portoricensis Urb.  
                                  Species Aeschynomene pratensis Small – meadow jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene rudis Benth. – zigzag jointvetch, rough jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene sensitiva Sw. – sensitive jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene villosa Poir. – hairy jointvetch, hairy joint-vetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene virginica (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – Virginia jointvetch, sensitive joint-vetch, northern jointvetch 
                                  Species Aeschynomene viscidula Michx. – sticky jointvetch 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Aeschynomene   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aeschynomene   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Aeschynomene   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Aeschynomene   
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  Comment: Aeschynomene L. (TSN 25358) is apparently a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) insect genus Aeschynomene Selys, 1870 (TSN 203131)  



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