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ID: 11030
Organism ImageVigna unguiculata (cowpea)

Vigna unguiculata Organism overview

Lineage: Eukaryota[3677]; Viridiplantae[399]; Streptophyta[349]; Embryophyta[346]; Tracheophyta[344]; Spermatophyta[341]; Magnoliophyta[335]; eudicotyledons[262]; Gunneridae[255]; Pentapetalae[255]; rosids[164]; fabids[99]; Fabales[30]; Fabaceae[29]; Papilionoideae[26]; 50 kb inversion clade[26]; NPAAA clade[20]; indigoferoid/millettioid clade[10]; Phaseoleae[9]; Vigna[3]; Vigna unguiculata[1]
Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata, is one of two tropical legumes that are important, and inexpensive, sources of dietary protein in India, Brazil and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is consumed as dry seeds, fresh southernpeas, green pods or leaves. Cowpea forage is used to feed livestock in the Sahel and Sudan Savannah regions of Africa. Breeding for resistance More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 2 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 664.393
 median GC%: 13.6

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

    Reference genome:

    • minus sign  Vigna unguiculata ASM395868v1

      Submitter: Northwestern Polytechnical University

      Loc Type Name RefSeq INSDC Size (Mb) GC%
      master WGS-RYZY00000000.1633.740.0


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