Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent.

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Gammalu, Gan-malu, Gum Kino, Indian Kino Tree, Malabar Kino, Malabar Kino Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Medicine, Wood

Native to:

Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Madagascar, Trinidad-Tobago

Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842] K001122348 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842] K001122341 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842], Bangladesh K001122343 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842] K001122347 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842] K001122342 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842], Nepal K001122346 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842], India K001122345 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5842], India K001122344 Yes

First published in Pl. Coromandel 2: 9 (1799)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. 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.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. 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.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Caius, J. F. (1989). The medicinal & poisonous Legumes of India. Jodhpur.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
  • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
  • Thothathri, K (1987). Taxonomic Revision of the Tribe Dalbergieae in the Indian...

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