Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Smithia Aiton

Smithia sensitiva Aiton

This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Queensland.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Fanivanjetry, Odabrenu, Odabrini

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Weed

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Smithia sensitiva Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Junghuhn, F.W. [23], Jawa K000263306 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Jawa K000827990 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668] K001121651 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668], India K001121652 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668], India K001121663 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5668], Myanmar K001121659 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668] K001121657 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5668], Nepal K001121658 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668], India K001121655 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668], India K001121653 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5668] K001121656 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5668] K001121654 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5668], Myanmar K001121660 Yes

First published in Hort. Kew. 3: 496 (1789)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.
  • 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

  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

International Legume Database and Information Service

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