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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Clitoria L.
      1. Clitoria annua J.Graham

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Himalaya to India.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, West Himalaya

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Clitoria annua J.Graham appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 1976 Dalzell [s.n.], India Clitoria biflora K000848518 isolectotype
    Aug 1, 1976 Dalzell [s.n.], India Clitoria biflora K000848519 lectotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Cat. Pl. Bombay: 47 (1839)

    Accepted by

    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Fantz, P. R. (1993). HortScience 28(6) :674-676 Cult. Centrosema & Clitoria in USA
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0