Taxon: Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott

 
Genus: Styphnolobium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 314715
Place of publication: Wiener Z. Kunst 1830(3):844. 1830
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: source of rutin (fide Ency CNatIn; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):472. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Sophora japonica)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Hebei, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Medicinal plants in China: a selection of 150 commonly used species. WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series no. 2. 1989 (Med Pl China)
  • Keys, J. D. Chinese herbs: their botany, chemistry, and pharmacodynamics. 1976 (Chin Herbs)
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  • National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical & Biological Products Colour atlas of Chinese traditional drugs, Vol 1. 1987 (Atlas Chin Drugs)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1982. Schott's new taxa published in the Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst etc. (1829-1830) (Taxon) 31:551.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):472.
  • Santamour, F. S., Jr. & L. G. H. Riedel 1997. A new name for Sophora Japonica J. Arboric. 23:166-167.
  • Sousa S., M. & V. E. Rudd 1993. Revision del genero Styphnolobium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Sophoreae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80:273.
  • Tsoong, P.-C. & C.-Y. Ma 1981. A study of the genus Sophora Linn. (Cont.) Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19:162.
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Yakovlev, G. P. 1975. Rody triby Sophoreae (Bronn) DC. (sem. Fabaceae) flory SSR (Tribus Sophoreae (Bronn) DC. (Fabaceae) genera florae URSS) Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 12:228.
  • Yen, Kun-Ying Illustrated Chinese materia medica: crude drugs. 1980 (Ill Chin Mat Med CrD)

Check other web resources for Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.