Sophora wightii Baker

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 250 (1878)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to Central & S. China, Sumatera to Jawa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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. & 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 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).

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hara, H.; Kanai, K.; Murata, G.; Ohashi, H.; Tanaka, O.; Yamazaki, T. [14059] Bhutan Sophora wightii subsp. bhutanica K000759749 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1948 Kingdon Ward, F. [7959] India Sophora prazeri K000759754 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1948 Kingdon Ward, F. [7959] India Sophora prazeri K000759755 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1948 Burke, D. [s.n.] BU Sophora prazeri K000759753 Type Yes
Wilson, E.H. [1067] China Sophora prazeri K000759701 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilson, E.H. [1067] China Sophora prazeri K000759700 Type Yes
s.coll. [106] China Sophora prazeri K000759702 Type Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0