Smithia blanda Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 221 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to China (Guizhou, SW. Sichuan, Yunnan) and Indo-China. It is an annual, perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balan, A.P. & Predeep, S.V. (2017). A taxonomic revision of Smithia Ait. (Fabaceae) in South India. Taiwania 62: 175-204.
  • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • 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

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5669] K001121661 Yes
Ducloux, F. [2831], Yunnan K000827973 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Walker, G.W. [14], Sri Lanka Smithia paniculata K000827992 lectotype Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Walker, G.W. [135], Sri Lanka Smithia paniculata K000827991 paratype Yes
Walker, G.W. [s.n.], Sri Lanka Smithia paniculata K000827993 Yes
Heyne [s.n.] Smithia racemosa K000827998 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5670] Smithia racemosa K001121662 Yes
Wight, R. [59], India Smithia racemosa K000828000 Yes
Law, J.S. [s.n.], India Smithia racemosa K000827999 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
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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