Taxon: Derris elliptica (Wall.) Benth.

Synonym of Paraderris elliptica

Genus: Derris
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 13545
Place of publication: J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 4(suppl.):111. 1860
Comment: Benth. cited both Pongamia elliptica Wallich (Mar-1832) & Galedupa elliptica Roxb. (Oct-1832)
Name Verified on: 20-May-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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Check other web resources for Derris elliptica (Wall.) Benth. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.