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Vigna unguiculata

Taxonomy ID: 3917 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3917)
Scientific name: Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.
Genbank common name: cowpea
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Phaseolus unguiculatus (L.) Piper
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Fabales; Fabaceae; Papilionoideae; 50 kb inversion clade; NPAAA clade; indigoferoid/millettioid clade; Phaseoleae; Vigna
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 5,551 979
Nucleotide EST 187,487 187,487
Nucleotide GSS 54,949 54,949
Protein 851 751
Structure 14 7
Genome 1 1
Popset 59 59
GEO Datasets 109 83
UniGene 15,365 15,365
PubMed Central 2,281 1,339
Gene 131 131
SRA Experiments 296 188
Identical Protein Groups 430 391
Bio Project 24 19
Bio Sample 159 151
Assembly 1 -
Clone DB 28,685 28,685
Probe 1,598 272
PubChem BioAssay 5 5
Taxonomy 12 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneGRIN (Aug 07, 2007)
Name verified on 7 August, 2007, in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.

Name verified on date of entry into taxonomy database in: Porcher MH. 1999 and onward. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database. The University of Melbourne.

Name verified on date of entry into taxonomy database in: Wild Phaseoleae - Phaseolinae Collection Database (PHASEO), National Botanic Garden of Belgium.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Aug 13, 2007)
Name verified on 13 August, 2007, in: W3TROPICOS, the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database, vers. 1.5, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO, 63166-0299, USA.

Nota BeneThe Plant List - Vigna

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (Jan 29, 2014)
Name accessed on 29 January 2014 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Nota BeneFlora of China - Fabaceae
Li Shugang et al. 2010. Fabaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. Flora of China. Vol. 10 (Fabaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online at Flora of China:

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Vigna unguiculata
Genome view: 12 chromosomes
Names 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pltd

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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Vigna unguiculata taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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WebScipio: Vigna unguiculata organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
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