Taxon: Derris trifoliata Lour.

 
Genus: Derris
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 13555
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:433. 1790
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Dec-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (fide F Ceylon)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):241. 1999)
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):241. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Assam, - Goa, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Maharashtra, - Meghalaya, - Orissa, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - West Bengal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; India - Andaman and Nicobar; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Brunei; Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Palau
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa; Tonga

References:

  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. 1925-1962 (F Siam)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. The Leguminosae of Madagascar (Leg Madag)
  • Geesink, R. 1984. Scala Millettiearum. A survey of the genera of the tribe Millettieae (Legum.-Pap.) with methodological considerations Leiden Bot. Ser. 8:91.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):241.
  • Robertson, S. A. Flowering plants of Seychelles. 1989 (L Seychelles)
  • Sirichamorn, Y. et al. 2012. The genera Aganope, Derris, and Paraderris (Fabaceae, Millettieae) in Thailand Syst. Bot. 37:428-430.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Thothathri, K. 1982. Leguminosae: Genus - Derris (Fasc F India) 8:30.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • 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)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Derris trifoliata Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image