Aeschynomene aspera L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 713 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Asia to N. Australia. It is an annual, perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Queensland

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Singh, M. & Ali, S.J. (2008). A study on aquatic Angiosperms of district Mau (East U.P.). Journal of East African Natural History 32: 877-890.
  • Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, R.P. & He, Y.L. (eds.) (2021). An inventory of legume species diversity of Myanmar: 1-297. China Minzu university press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Lock, J. M. (1989). Legumes of Africa:a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Prain, D. (1903). Bengal Plants Vol 1
  • Ridley, H. N. (1922). Flora of the Malay Peninsula Vol I
  • Rudd, V. E. (1959). Reinwardtia 5(1) :23-36 Genus Aeschynomene in Malaysia
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5666] K001121637 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5666] K001121641 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5666], Myanmar K001121644 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5666] K001121640 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5666], Myanmar K001121643 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5666], Nepal K001121642 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5666] K001121639 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5666], Bangladesh K001121638 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5666], Bangladesh K001121636 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121645 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121649 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121648 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121647 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121646 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5667] Aeschynomene indica K001121650 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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 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 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