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This variety is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to S. China and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Wood

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam

Millettia pulchra var. pulchra appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5918], Myanmar Pongamia cassioides K001122552
Hancock, W. [1], China Fordia microphylla K000898197
Forrest, G [24222], Yunnan Fordia microphylla K000898196
Hance, H.F. [1504], China Fordia microphylla K000898198
Henry, A. [9439], Yunnan Fordia microphylla K000898195
Hancock, W. [537], Yunnan Fordia microphylla K000898194
Mokim, S. [s.n.], Myanmar Millettia eriocalyx K000848697
Mokim, S. [s.n.], Myanmar Millettia eriocalyx K000848696
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5630] Tephrosia pulchra K001121511
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5630] Tephrosia pulchra K001121512
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5630] Tephrosia pulchra K001121513
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5630] Tephrosia pulchra K001121510

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. & 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

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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 2021. 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 2021. 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