Glycine soja

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Wild soybean
Glycine soja 5.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Glycine
Species: G. soja
Binomial name
Glycine soja
Siebold & Zucc.
Synonyms

Glycine ussuriensis Regel & Maack

Glycine soja, or wild soybean (previously G. ussuriensis) is an annual plant in the legume family. It is the closest living relative of soybean, an important crop.

The plant is native to eastern China, Japan, Korea and far-eastern Russia.[1]

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  1. ^ Wang, Ke-Jing; et al. (2010). "Natural introgression from cultivated soybean (Glycine max) into wild soybean (Glycine soja) with the implications for origin of populations of semi-wild type and for biosafety of wild species in China". Genet Resour Crop Evol. 57: 747–761.