Taxon: Clianthus formosus (G. Don) Ford & Vickery

Synonym of Swainsona formosa (G. Don) Joy Thomps.

Genus: Clianthus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 10911
Place of publication: Contr. New South Wales Natl. Herb. 1:302. 1950
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  • Australian Systematic Botany Society Flora of central Australia. (F CAust)
  • Burbidge, N. T. 1963. Dictionary of Australian plant genera 74.
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  • Green, J. W. Census of the vascular plants of Western Australia. 1985 (L WAust)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 11.5, Ex. 21.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
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  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • Thompson, J. 1990. New species and new combinations in the genus Swainsona (Fabaceae) in New South Wales (Telopea) 4:4.
  • Thompson, J. 1993. A revision of the genus Swainsona (Fabaceae) (Telopea) 5:469.

Check other web resources for Clianthus formosus (G. Don) Ford & Vickery :

  • 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.