1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Butea Roxb. ex Willd.
      1. Butea superba Roxb. ex Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India to Indo-China.

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    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Chhola-Ki-Bel, Chihunt, Climbing Palas, Palas Lata

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    Butea superba Roxb. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1997 Wallich, N. [5438], Bangladesh K000900340
    Nov 1, 1997 Wallich, N. [s.n.] K000900339
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5438] K001120917
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5438], India K001120915
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5438], India K001120916

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 917 (1802)

    Accepted by

    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. 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.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Sanjappa, M. (1989). Bull. Bot. Surv. India 29: 199-225. Revision of the g. Butea...
    • Shetty, B. V. & Singh, V. (1987). Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Flora of India Series 2
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Gagnepain, F. (1913). In: Lecomte, H. (ed.), Flore Generale de L'Indochine 2, 2.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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.
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    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 2019. 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 2019. 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