Taxon: Adenanthera pavonina L.

 
Genus: Adenanthera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 1440
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:384. 1753
Name Verified on: 23-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_35.html,)
  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Leg SAsia)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam, - Bihar, - Goa, - Gujarat, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Meghalaya, - Punjab, - Sikkim, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Indochina; Laos; Myanmar; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Seychelles
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Christmas Island; Philippines; Singapore
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: West Indies

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. 1967- (F NCaled)
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
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  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Friedmann, F. Flore de Seychelles. 1994 (F Seychelles)
  • George, A. S., ed. Oceanic islands 2 (F Aust) 50:188.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
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  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
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  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
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  • Sosef, M. S. M. et al., eds. 1998. Timber trees: lesser-known timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5:50.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
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  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Adenanthera pavonina L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image