1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Sesbania Scop.
      1. Sesbania sudanica J.B.Gillett

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to NW. Ethiopia.

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    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Ecology
    Africa: Sudanian freshwater swamp and aquatic vegetation
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    [ILDIS]

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Sudanian freshwater swamp and aquatic vegetation
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan, Togo

    Sesbania sudanica J.B.Gillett appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 22, 1960 [Baliker Beskin] [135], Sudan K000393402 holotype
    Hepper, F.N. [1196], Nigeria Sesbania hepperi K000393415 holotype
    Hepper, F.N. [1196], Nigeria Sesbania hepperi K000393416 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 17: 135 (1963)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Bidgood, S. & Friis, I. (2009). Reconsideration of the African species Sesbania sudanica and S. hepperi (Leguminosae subfam. Papilionoideae) as to their variation in Ethiopis Kew Bulletin 64: 301-305. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Bidgood, S. & Friis, I. (2009). Reconsideration of the African species Sesbania sudanica and S. hepperi (Leguminosae subfam. Papilionoideae) as to their variation in Ethiopis Kew Bulletin 64: 301-305. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Gillett, J. B. (1963). Kew Bull. 17:91-159. Sesbania in Africa (excl. Madagascar

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0