Biancaea decapetala (Roth) O.Deg.

First published in Fl. Hawaiiensis: K7 (1936)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India to S. Central & S. Japan. It is a climbing shrub or liana and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen

Introduced into:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Gabon, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Peru, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Caesalpinia decapetala.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2008 Valenzuela, L. [2771], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724194 No
Nov 1, 2008 Farfán, J. [1149], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724193 No
Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13529], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000580065 No
Aug 1, 2007 Mbenkum, T. [TFM 400], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000092669 No
Aug 1, 2007 Bauer, F. [119], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000092676 No
Jan 1, 2007 Dalziel, J.M. [8182], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000092671 No
Jan 1, 2007 Migeod, F. [96], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000092670 No
Jan 1, 2005 Souza, V.C. [11184], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680593 Yes
Jan 1, 2004 Etuge, M. [5416], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000746555 No
Apr 1, 2002 Ruiz, R. [1026], Colombia Caesalpinia decapetala K000680945 No
Oct 1, 1999 Lozano, P. [1027], Ecuador Caesalpinia decapetala K000680947 No
Oct 1, 1999 Lozano, P. [1027], Ecuador Caesalpinia decapetala K000680946 No
Jan 1, 1999 Croat, T.B. [57659], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724192 No
Jan 1, 1999 Smith, D.N. [6286], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724191 No
Jun 26, 1998 Simões, H.C. [s.n.], Brazil Caesalpinia decapetala K000680599 Yes
Apr 1, 1997 Zapfack, L. [1162], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000338518 No
Jun 1, 1995 Pennington, T.D. [15047], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724197 No
Jun 1, 1995 Pennington, T.D. [15047], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724196 No
Dec 21, 1993 Catharino, E.L.M. [140], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680594 Yes
Sep 12, 1990 Bertuzzo, M.C. [s.n.], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680591 Yes
Oct 1, 1989 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8493], Cameroon Caesalpinia decapetala K000092567 No
Aug 7, 1989 Smith, D. [1341a], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724195 No
Aug 7, 1989 Smith, D. [1426], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000680948 No
Jul 28, 1989 Núñez, P. [7182], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000680951 No
Jul 31, 1986 Rudall, P. [66-600], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000680949 No
Queiroz, L.P., Brazil Caesalpinia decapetala 58446.000 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [8720], Philippines Caesalpinia decapetala K000264163 Unknown type material Yes
Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India Caesalpinia decapetala K000789350 Yes
Ugent, D. [5265], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000680950 No
Pires, J.M. [57918], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680595 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [s.n.], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680597 Yes
Pabst, G.F.J. [4113], Minas Gerais Caesalpinia decapetala K000680600 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [227], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724199 No
Sazima, I. [2547], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680598 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [2552], Brazil Caesalpinia decapetala K000680601 Yes
Heyne, B. [5834] Caesalpinia decapetala K000789349 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [5834], Uttaranchal Caesalpinia decapetala K000789348 Yes
Bernacci, L.C. [95], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680592 Yes
Gossweiler, Johannes [4473A], Angola Caesalpinia decapetala K001276455 No
Hughes, C.E. [227], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000724198 No
s.coll. [5834] Caesalpinia decapetala K000789347 Yes
Sandeman, C. [4334], Peru Caesalpinia decapetala K000680952 No
Queiroz, L.P. [s.n.], São Paulo Caesalpinia decapetala K000680596 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5834] Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122315 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5834] Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122316 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5834], Myanmar Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122318 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5834] Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122312 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5834], India Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122311 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5834], Nepal Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122314 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5834], India Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122310 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5834] Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122309 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5834], India Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122313 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5834], Myanmar Caesalpinia sepiaria K001122317 Yes

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