Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Sophora L.

Sophora wightii Baker

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Central & S. China, Sumatera to Jawa.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand

Sophora wightii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hara, H. [14059], Bhutan Sophora wightii subsp. bhutanica K000759749 isotype Yes
s.coll. [106], China Sophora prazeri K000759702 Unknown type material Yes
Wilson, E.H. [1067], Sichuan Sophora prazeri K000759700 Unknown type material Yes
Wilson, E.H. [1067], China Sophora prazeri K000759701 Yes

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 250 (1878)

Accepted by

  • 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. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-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).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Backer, C. A. (1963). Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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 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