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This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, China (S. Yunnan) to Tropical Asia.
Hylodesmum repandum

[ILDIS]

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest., Lake Victoria regional mosaic; forest., Sudanian forest., Zambezian forest, Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes, Somalia-Masai forest
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Colle-colle, Falakatra, Fangaladamba, Farahinipa, Fausse Pistache Marronne, Herbe aux Lacs, Menavony, Tsenodambo, Velatra

[ILDIS]
Use
Domestic, Environmental, Medicine

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Borneo, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Comoros, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Réunion

Hylodesmum repandum (Vahl) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dawkins, H.C. [735], Uganda Desmodium scalpe 15485.000
Aug 16, 1999 Wight [774], India Desmodium strangulatum K000858850 lectotype
Aug 16, 1999 Wight [773], India Desmodium strangulatum K000555868 syntype
Walker [s.n.], India Desmodium strangulatum K000858851
Jun 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2174], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000339543
Jan 1, 2004 Onana, J.-M. [1917], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746636
Dec 1, 2003 Satabie, B. [1120], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108172
Oct 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [412], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746631
Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [5659], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108154
Jul 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [162], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108173
Dec 1, 2000 Munyenyembe, P. [707], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338563
Dec 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [8636], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338567
Dec 1, 2000 Buzgo, M. [583], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338564
Oct 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9438], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107505
Oct 1, 2000 Zapfack, L. [703], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107508
Oct 1, 2000 Cable, S. [2776], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107509
Oct 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [1665], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107507
Oct 1, 2000 Ryan, P. [410], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107506
Jun 1, 2000 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8400], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087052
Jun 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [381], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746980
Jan 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4544], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338568
Jun 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [789], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338562
Apr 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [730], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338565
Apr 1, 1997 Zapfack, L. [1056], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338566
Mar 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7581], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000198716
Mar 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7472], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000093839
Jan 1, 1996 Lighava, M. [12], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000436375
Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [343], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000437038
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [306], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000381293
Jan 1, 1993 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1420], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000381292
Jul 1, 1967 Letouzey, R. [8924], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087170
Jan 1, 1964 Breteler, F.J. [201], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087005
Jan 1, 1964 Breteler, F.J. [232], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087004
Jan 1, 1953 Migeod, F. [43], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086993
Jan 1, 1953 Mann, G. [1229], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086999
Jan 1, 1953 Mann, G. [2017], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087009
Jan 1, 1953 Maitland, T.D. [933], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086991
Echlon [s.n.], South Africa Desmodium repandum K000418235 isotype
Schimper [857], Ethiopia Desmodium repandum K000418262 isotype
Schimper [857], Ethiopia Desmodium repandum K000418263 isotype
Lightbody, J.S. [26266], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086996
Brenan, J.P.M. [9564], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087000
Mbenkum, T. [347], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087006
Dunlap [8], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086994
Lightbody, J.S. [26266], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086995

First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 57: 185 (2000)

Accepted by

  • (2020). Pullaiah, T. & Karuppusamy, S. Flora of the Eastern Ghats 7: 1-474.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.

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