Plantae > Tracheophyta > Magnoliopsida > Fabales > Fabaceae > Glycine max > Glycine max soja

Glycine max soja (Wild Soybean; Wild Soyabean; Wild Soya)

Language: Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

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.
View Wikipedia Record: Glycine max soja


Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  The raw mature seed is toxic and must be thoroughly cooked before being eaten; The sprouted raw seed is sometimes eaten and is considered to be a wholesome food.
Lifespan [1]  Annual
Pollinators [1]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Usage [1]  The seed contains up to 20% of an edible semi-drying oil; It is non-drying according to another report; This oil has a very wide range of applications and is commonly used in the chemical industry; It is used in making soap, plastics, paints etc;
Height [1]  24 inches (0.6 m)
View Plants For A Future Record : Glycine max soja

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bolshekhekhtsirsky Zapovednik Ia 112282 Khabarovsk, Russia
Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve V 619089 Jilin, China  
Kedrovaya Pad Zapovednik Ia 44224 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Ussuriysky Zapovednik Ia 99910 Primorsky Krai , Russia


Eriococcus sojae[2]
Icerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale)[2]
Pieris brassicae (Large White)[3]
Spilococcus soja[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0