Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Cynometra L.

Cynometra cauliflora L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Malesia.

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Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Nam Nam, Nam-Nam

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Sulawesi, Sumatera

Introduced into:

India, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand

Cynometra cauliflora L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Vidal, S. [1278], Philippines K000295982
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5816], India K001122244
Loher, A. [2205], Philippines K000295983
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5816] K001122243
Jack, W. [Cat. no. 5816], Malaysia K001122248
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5816], Sri Lanka K001122246
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5816] K001122247

First published in Sp. Pl.: 382 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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 checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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 checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Brenan, J. P. M. (1967). Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Corner, E. J. H (1952). Wayside trees of Malaya (2nd ed.) Singapore.
  • Larsen, K. et al. (1984). Flora of Thailand, Vol 4 Part 1. In: T. Smithinand & K. Larsen
  • Robertson, S. A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). Flora of Ceylon 7: 34-107. Caesalpinioideae

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