Taxon: Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J. W. Grimes

 
Genus: Falcataria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Mimosoideae
      Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 405168
Place of publication: Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):255. 1996
Name Verified on: 01-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Jun-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry (fide Mem NYBG 74:256. 1996)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Mem NYBG 74:256. 1996)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Mem NYBG 74:256. 1996)
  • Materials: potential as fiber (fide Trop Leg)
  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Moluccas, - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J. W. Grimes :

  • 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.