Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott

First published in Wiener Z. Kunst 3: 844 (1829)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & S. China. It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

Introduced into:

Cape Provinces, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, France, Free State, Hungary, India, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, New York, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Romania, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • ILDIS (2010-continuously updated). ILDIS - International Legume Database & Information Service http://www.ildis.org/.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Urziceanu, M. & al. (2020). Updated list of non-native ornamental plants in Romania. Contributii Botanice Universitatea "Babes-Bolyai" din Cluj-Napoca 55: 59-82.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Sophora japonica.]

Kew Species Profiles

  • Bean, W. J. (1981). Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th edn. John Murray, London.
  • Chen, J. K. & Chen, T. T. (2004). Chinese Medicinal Herbology and Pharmacology. Art of Medicine Press, California.
  • Khanh, T. C. (1999). Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott. In: Plant Resources of South-East Asia 12(1): Medicinal and poisonous plants 1, ed. L. S. de Padua, N. Bunyapraphatsara & R. H. M. J. Lemmens. Backhuys, Leiden.
  • Kite, G. C. & Pennington, R. T. (2003). Quinolizidine alkaloid status of Styphnolobium and Cladrastis (Leguminosae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 31: 1409-1416.
  • Pennington, R. T., Stirton, C. H. & Schrire, B. D. (2005). Tribe Sophoreae. In: Legumes of the World, ed. G. Lewis, B. Schrire, B. Mackinder & M. Lock, pp. 227-249. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sousa S. M. & Rudd, V. E. (1993). Revision del genero Styphnolobium. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 80: 270-283.

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Bhellum, B.L. (2012). Flora exotica of Jammu and Kashmir (List- I). Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 36: 33-45.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. 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).
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Isely, D. (1998). Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
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  • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
  • Thuan, N. et al. (1987). In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam, Vol. 23. P.
  • Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (1974). Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
  • Vassilchenko, I. T. (1949). In: Flora Turkmenii, Vol. 4. Ashkhabad. (Rus)
  • Vassilczenko, I. T. (1948). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 13. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Watt, J. M. & Breyer-Brandwijk, M (1962). Medicinal & Poisonous Plants of Southern & Eastern Africa
  • Yakovlev G., Sytin, Roskov (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia: a Check-list. RBG Kew 724 p.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rico, L. [1219], Bolivia 64582.000 No
Rico, L. [1219], Bolivia K000295065 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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