1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Cullen Medik.
      1. Cullen corylifolium (L.) Medik.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, SW. Arabian Peninsula, Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Babchi, Bavanchi, Bodi, Bukchi, Karpogam, Kavothi, Kavoti
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins, Weed

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, Djibouti, India, Iraq, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen

    Extinct in:

    Socotra

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius, Réunion

    Cullen corylifolium (L.) Medik. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 8, 1979 Paterson, J.V. [393.J.V.P.], South Africa K000392579 holotype
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120645
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120646
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120647
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120648
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120637
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120638
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351], India Psoralea corylifolia K001120639
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351], India Psoralea corylifolia K001120640
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120641
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120642
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120643
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5351] Psoralea corylifolia K001120644

    First published in Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. 2: 381 (1787)

    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.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
    • Grimes, J. W. (1997). Austr. Syst. Bot. 10:565-648 A revision of Cullen
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • Thuan, N. et al. (1987). In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam, Vol. 23. P.
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (1974). Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
    • Bamber, C. J. (1915). Plants of the Punjab

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    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
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    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