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Sesbania  Scop.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26949

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Glottidium Desv.
  Common Name(s): riverhemp [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  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  
                               GenusSesbania Scop. – riverhemp  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W. Wight – dunchi fiber 
                                  Species Sesbania cannabina (Retz.) Pers.  
                                  Species Sesbania drummondii (Rydb.) Cory – poisonbean 
                                  Species Sesbania exasperata Kunth  
                                  Species Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Pers. – vegetable hummingbird 
                                  Species Sesbania herbacea (Mill.) McVaugh – bigpod sesbania, Colorado riverhemp, hemp sesbania, peatree 
                                  Species Sesbania javanica Miq.  
                                  Species Sesbania paulensis Barb. Rodr.  
                                  Species Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth. – rattlebox 
                                  Species Sesbania sericea (Willd.) Link – papagayo 
                                  Species Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. – Egyptian riverhemp 
                                  Species Sesbania speciosa Taub. ex Engl.  
                                  Species Sesbania tetraptera Hochst. ex Baker  
                                  Species Sesbania tomentosa Hook. & Arn. – Oahu riverhemp, `ohai 
                                  Species Sesbania vesicaria (Jacq.) Elliott – bagpod 
                                  Species Sesbania virgata (Cav.) Poir. – wand riverhemp 

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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: Sesbania   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sesbania   
  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: Sesbania   
  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: Sesbania   
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