1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Ototropis Nees
      1. Ototropis elegans (DC.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to Central China.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Japan

    Ototropis elegans (DC.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Simmons [s.n.], China K000556881
    Saunders, E.M. [s.n.], Pakistan Desmodium elegans K000511835
    Rodin, R.J. [5589], Pakistan Desmodium elegans K000511833
    Stewart, R.R. [2063], India Desmodium elegans K000511834
    Drummond, J.R. [23775], India Desmodium elegans K000511837
    Drummond, J.R. [968], India Desmodium elegans K000511838
    Grierson, A.J.C. [1332], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477693
    Grierson, A.J.C. [4509], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477694
    Grierson, A.J.C. [4509], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477695
    Cave, G.H. [s.n.], India Desmodium elegans K000477696
    Cave, G.H. [s.n.], India Desmodium elegans K000477697
    Ellis, R.P. [68], India Desmodium elegans K000511836
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5707] Desmodium tiliifolium K001121823
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5707] Desmodium tiliifolium K001121824
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5706] Desmodium nutans K001121819
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5706] Desmodium nutans K001121820
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5706] Desmodium nutans K001121821
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5706] Desmodium nutans K001121822
    Jan 1, 1973 Schneider, C. [1579], China Desmodium elegans var. wolohoense K000587497
    Wallich [5706], India Desmodium elegans var. nutans K000858794
    Wallich [5713], Nepal Desmodium elegans var. nutans K000858795 isotype
    Wallich [5713], Nepal Desmodium elegans var. nutans K000858796 kleptotype
    Wallich [5706], India Desmodium elegans var. nutans K000858797
    s.coll. [s.n.], India Desmodium elegans var. nutans K000858798
    Jan 1, 1970 Handel-Mazzetti, H.R.E. [2113], Sichuan Desmodium elegans var. handelii K000587496

    First published in J. Jap. Bot. 87: 112 (2012)

    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).
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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