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Table 2. Compatibility of Ensifer sp. TW10 with different wild and cultivated legume species

From: Genome sequence of Ensifer sp. TW10; a Tephrosia wallichii (Biyani) microsymbiont native to the Indian Thar Desert

Species Name Family Wild/Cultivar Common Name Habit/Growth Type Nod Fix
Tephrosia falciformis Ramaswami Papilionoideae Wild Rati biyani Under-shrub Perennial + +
Tephrosia purpurea(L.) Pers. sub sp.leptostachya DC. Papilionoideae Wild - Herb Annual/Perennial + +
Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. sub sp.purpurea (L.) Pers Papilionoideae Wild Biyani, Sarphanko Herb Annual/Perennial + +
Tephrosia villosa (Linn.) Pres. Papilionoideae Wild Ruvali-biyani Herb Annual/Perennial + +
Prosopis cineraria(Linn.) Druce. Mimosoideae Wild/Cultivar Khejari Tree Perennial + +
Mimosa hamata Willd. Mimosoideae Wild Jinjani, Jinjanio Shrub Perennial
M. himalayana Gamble Mimosoideae Wild Hajeru Shrub Perennial
Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek Papilionoideae Cultivar Moong bean Annual + +
Vigna aconitifolia(Jacq.) Marechal Papilionoideae Cultivar Moth bean Annual + +
Vigna unguiculata(L.) Walp. Papilionoideae Cultivar Cowpea Annual + +
Macroptilium atropurpureum(DC.) Urb. Papilionoideae Cultivar Siratro Annual + +
Phaseolus vulgarisL. Papilionoideae Cultivar Common bean Annual
  1. Nod: “+” means nodulation observed, “−” means no nodulation
  2. Fix: “+” means fixation observed, “−” means no fixation