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Taxon: Piliostigma malabaricum (Roxb.) Benth.

 
Genus: Piliostigma
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Cercidoideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Subtribe: Bauhiniinae
Nomen number: 463148
Place of publication: F. A. W. Miquel, Pl. jungh. 261. 1852, in adnota.
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Malabar bauhinia  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Bauhinia malabarica)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Goa, Mizoram, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal (tropical), Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands] Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.), Northern Territory (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  2. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia. Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  3. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  4. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  5. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  6. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  7. Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.
  8. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand. Note: = Bauhinia malabarica Roxb.

Check other web resources for Piliostigma malabaricum (Roxb.) Benth. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?463148. Accessed 4 June 2020.