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Taxon: Phyllodium pulchellum (L.) Desv.

 
Genus: Phyllodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Nomen number: 311323
Place of publication: J. Bot. Agric. 1:124, t. 5. 1813 "pulchrum"
Link to protologue:
Comment: Desvaux indicated his species as "Phyllodium pulchrum (Hedysar. L.)", but Linnaeus had published this as Hedysarum pulchellum, a spelling later (1826) adopted by Desvaux
Name Verified on: 28-Sep-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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


References:

  1. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: = Desmodium pulchellum (L.) Benth.
  2. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  3. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  5. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Ohashi, H. 1973. The Asiatic species of Desmodium and its allied genera (Leguminosae). Ginkgoana 1:276.
  8. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes. Note: = Desmodium pulchellum (L.) Benth.

Check other web resources for Phyllodium pulchellum (L.) Desv. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311323. Accessed 21 September 2019.