Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Brachypterum scandens (Roxb.) Miq.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to E. Australia.

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
Vernacular
Gonj, Hog Creeper

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Shrub

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Fibre, Toxins

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Pakistan, Réunion

Brachypterum scandens (Roxb.) Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Devore [250], Philippines Millettia litoralis K000848801 isotype Yes
Aug 1, 2013 I Made Maduarta (Pung) [IMM 181], Lesser Sunda Is. Derris scandens K000734534 No
May 24, 2000 s.coll. [s.n.], Indonesia Derris scandens K000898322 Yes
Jul 25, 1997 s.coll. [5857], Bangladesh Derris scandens K000898248 Yes
s.coll. [5857], Bangladesh Derris scandens K000898249 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122423 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857], India Dalbergia scandens K001122418 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122419 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122416 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857], Thailand Dalbergia scandens K001122422 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5857], Myanmar Dalbergia scandens K001122428 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5857], Myanmar Dalbergia scandens K001122427 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857], India Dalbergia scandens K001122420 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122421 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5857], Myanmar Dalbergia scandens K001122426 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122424 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5857], Myanmar Dalbergia scandens K001122429 Yes
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 5857], Bangladesh Dalbergia scandens K001122425 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5857] Dalbergia scandens K001122417 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5905], India Pongamia coriacea K001122532 Yes

First published in Fl. Ned. Ind. 1: 138 (1855)

Accepted by

  • Balslev, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2020). Flora of Thailand 4(3.2): 373-487. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Derris scandens.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014-continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.
  • 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.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Sirichamorn, Y., Adema, F.A.C.B. & van Welzen, P.C. (2012). The genra Aganope, Derris and Paraderris (Fabaceae, Millettieae) in Thailand. Systematic Botany 37: 404-436.

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