Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Sophora L.

Sophora violacea Thwaites

This species is accepted, and its native range is Sri Lanka.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Miscellaneous

Native to:

Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Jawa

Sophora violacea Thwaites appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1910 Thwaites, G.H.K. [3546], Sri Lanka K000628238 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1910 Thwaites, G.H.K. [3546], Sri Lanka K000628235 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000628237 No
Thwaites, G.H.K. [3546], Sri Lanka K000628236 Unknown type material Yes

First published in Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 94 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images