Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Sunhangia elegans (DC.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi

This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to Central China.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Japan

Sunhangia elegans (DC.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Grierson, A.J.C. [1332], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477693 No
Grierson, A.J.C. [4509], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477694 No
Cave, G.H. [s.n.], India Desmodium elegans K000477696 No
Rodin, R.J. [5589], Pakistan Desmodium elegans K000511833 No
Stewart, R.R. [2063], India Desmodium elegans K000511834 No
Ellis, R.P. [68], India Desmodium elegans K000511836 No
Drummond, J.R. [968], India Desmodium elegans K000511838 No
Saunders, E.M. [s.n.], Pakistan Desmodium elegans K000511835 No
Drummond, J.R. [23775], India Desmodium elegans K000511837 No
Cave, G.H. [s.n.], India Desmodium elegans K000477697 No
Grierson, A.J.C. [4509], Bhutan Desmodium elegans K000477695 No
Simmons [s.n.], China Ototropis elegans K000556881 Yes

First published in J. Jap. Bot. 94: 288 (2019)

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.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II. Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

  • 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
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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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images