Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Lespedeza gerardiana Wall. ex Maxim.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to Himalaya and Tibet.

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

Native to:

East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Lespedeza gerardiana Wall. ex Maxim. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 1912 Dalhousie, C.C. [115], West Himalaya K000894931 Yes
Apr 1, 1912 Gerard [5744], Himachal Pradesh K000894933 Yes
Apr 1, 1912 Jacquemont, V.V. [2332], West Himalaya K000894932 Yes
Gould, B.J. [1565], Tibet-Qinghai K000478109 Yes
Gerard brothers [Cat. no. 5744], India K001121974 Yes

First published in Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 2: 373 (1873)

Accepted by

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Ohashi, H., Nemoto, T. & Ohashi, K. (2009). A revision of Lespedeza subgenus Lepspedeza (Leguminosae) of China The Journal of Japanese Botany 84: 143-166.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Ohashi, H., Nemoto, T. & Ohashi, K. (2009). A revision of Lespedeza subgenus Lepspedeza (Leguminosae) of China The Journal of Japanese Botany 84: 143-166.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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