Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Sophora L.

Sophora moorcroftiana (Benth.) Benth. ex Baker

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Tibet.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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Use
Miscellaneous

Native to:

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

Sophora moorcroftiana (Benth.) Benth. ex Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Moorcroft [5933], Tibet K000759728 Yes
Moorcroft [5933], Tibet K000759727 Yes
Moorcroft, W. [Cat. no. 5933], India Astragalus moorcroftianus K001122577 Yes

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 249 (1878)

Accepted by

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. 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).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. 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).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Polunin, O. & Stainton, A. (1984). Flowers of the Himalayas

  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0