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Vigna  Savi
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27015

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): cowpea [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  
                               GenusVigna Savi – cowpea  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Maréchal – moth bean 
                                  Species Vigna adenantha (G. Mey.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier – wild pea 
                                  Species Vigna ambacensis Welw. ex Baker  
                                  Species Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi – adzuki bean 
                                  Species Vigna antillana (Urb.) Fawc. & Rendle – Antilles bean 
                                  Species Vigna caracalla (L.) Verdc. – snailflower 
                                  Species Vigna decipiens Harv.  
                                  Species Vigna heterophylla A. Rich.  
                                  Species Vigna hosei (Craib) Backer ex K. Heyne – Sarawak bean 
                                  Species Vigna juruana (Harms) Verdc. – tropical cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna lasiocarpa (Mart. ex Benth.) Verdc.  
                                  Species Vigna longifolia (Benth.) Verdc. – longleaf cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth. – hairypod cowpea, Dalrymple vigna, deer pea 
                                  Species Vigna marina (Burm.) Merr. – notched cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna minima (Roxb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi – cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper – black gram 
                                  Species Vigna o-wahuensis Vogel – Oahu cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna oblongifolia A. Rich.  
                                  Species Vigna peduncularis (Kunth) Fawc. & Rendle – purple cowpea 
                                  Species Vigna praecox Verdc.  
                                  Species Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek – mung bean 
                                  Species Vigna schimperi Baker  
                                  Species Vigna speciosa (Kunth) Verdc. – wondering cowpea, prairie vetch 
                                  Species Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc. – bambarra groundnut 
                                  Species Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi – rice bean 
                                  Species Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. – blackeyed pea 
                                  Species Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich. – zombi pea 

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