Lespedeza gerardiana Wall. ex Maxim.

First published in Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 2: 373 (1873)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Pakistan to Himalaya and Tibet. It is a subshrub or perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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).

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

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

Sources

  • 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