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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
Vernacular
Chipoto, Hampilla

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Phyllodium pulchellum (L.) Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.] K000587488
Wight [s.n.] K000587489
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737] Dicerma pulchellum K001121944
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737], India Dicerma pulchellum K001121946
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 5737], Mauritius Dicerma pulchellum K001121951
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5737], Myanmar Dicerma pulchellum K001121954
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5737], Myanmar Dicerma pulchellum K001121956
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5737], Myanmar Dicerma pulchellum K001121953
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737], India Dicerma pulchellum K001121950
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737] Dicerma pulchellum K001121948
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5737], Myanmar Dicerma pulchellum K001121955
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737] Dicerma pulchellum K001121947
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737] Dicerma pulchellum K001121952
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5737] Dicerma pulchellum K001121949
Kartawinata, Kuswata [1708], Timor-Leste Desmodium pulchellum K000297217

First published in Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 4: 324 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Dash, S.S. (2009 publ. 2010). The genus Desmodium Desv. (Leguminosae) and it's allied genera in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 25: 18-33.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dash, S.S. (2009 publ. 2010). The genus Desmodium Desv. (Leguminosae) and it's allied genera in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 25: 18-33.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
  • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
  • Singh, A. N. (1993). In: Verma, D. M. & al. (Eds.) Flora of Madhya Pradesh, Vol. 1.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

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