Sophora L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 373 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Aldabra, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Fiji, Florida, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Manchuria, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mongolia, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Romania, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., South China Sea, South Dakota, South European Russi, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Turks-Caicos Is., Utah, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is., Wyoming, Xinjiang, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Easter Is.

Introduced into:

Great Britain, Line Is., Mauritius, Peru, Rodrigues, Ukraine, West Siberia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 253.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed.5: 175 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl.: 373 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 175 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 373 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] India K000759718 Lectotype Yes
Andrews, S. K:SPC-63143.000 No
Urban, I. [122] Puerto Rico K000892912 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [75b] Brazil K000892917 Yes
Vauthier [s.n.] Brazil K000892920 Yes
Griffith [1158] Afghanistan K000759712 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [5335] K000759725 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-73685.000 No
Gardner [28] Brazil K000892916 Yes
Dalzell, N.A. [720] Afghanistan K000759711 Unknown Type Material Yes
Owens, S.J. United States K:SPC-52824.000 No
Tweedie [325] Brazil K000892921 Yes
Glaziou [8635] Brazil K000892918 Yes
Moorcroft [5933] China K000759727 Unknown Type Material Yes
Martius [894] Brazil K000892922 Yes
Wight [814] India K000759719 Unknown Type Material Yes
Weddell [599] Brazil K000892913 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5335] India K001120599 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [5335] Nepal K000759726 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beddome [s.n.] India K000759757 Unknown Type Material Yes
Moorcroft [5933] China K000759728 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pohl [s.n.] Brazil K000892911 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5335] Nepal K001120600 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beddome [42] India K000759756 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Trees of New Guinea
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