Taxon: Pericopsis mooniana (Thwaites) Thwaites

Genus: Pericopsis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 405710
Place of publication: G. H. K. Thwaites & J. D. Hooker, Enum. pl. zeyl. 414. 1864
Name Verified on: 09-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Dec-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 5(1):342-345. 1993)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines


  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):342-345.
  • Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan. 1989 (Trees Kalim)

Check other web resources for Pericopsis mooniana (Thwaites) Thwaites :

  • 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.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image