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List of names matching "Lonchocarpus sericeus"
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accepted Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) DC.

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Lonchocarpus sericeus

Accepted name

Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) DC.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10


Derris sericea (Poir.) Ducke
Lonchocarpus cruentus Lundell4
Lonchocarpus formosanus DC.10
Lonchocarpus pyxidarius DC.4
Robinia sericea Poir.3, 4, 6, 10, 11


Tribe: Millettieae;  Genus: Lonchocarpus

Vernacular names

Garrapato12; Harigna10; Harina10; Harina10; Haringa (Madagascar)10; Juimai13; Jumay13; Jumayo13; Savonnette Poilue5; Savonnette-riviŠre5; Vainillo13


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental14; Medicine14; Wood14; Environmental10; Toxins10; Wood10; Environmental15; Toxins15


An american species cultivated in the tropics.

Geographical records

Africa10:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Benin(N)1, Cameroon(N)1, Equatorial Guinea-ISO(N)1, Gabon(N)16, Ghana(N)1, Guinea(N)1, Guinea Bissau(N)1, Ivory Coast(N)1, Liberia(N)1, Nigeria(N)1, Sao Tome & Principe(N)1, Senegal(N)1, Sierra Leone(N)1, South Africa(I)16, The Gambia(N)1, Togo(N)16, Zaire(N)15

Asia2, 8, 9, 11:   India(I)9, 11, India-ISO(I)11, Sri Lanka(I)8

Australasia11:   Papua New Guinea(I)2, 11

Caribbean3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13:   Cuba(N)7, Grenada(N)3, Guadeloupe(N)5, Jamaica(N)3, Martinique(N)5, 7, Puerto Rico(N)7, Trinidad & Tobago(N)3, 7

Central America3, 4, 6, 7, 13, 17:   Mexico (North & Central)(N)3, 4, 7, 13, Mexico (South East)(N)3, 4, 7, 13, Panama(N)4, 17

India:   Karnataka9, West Bengal11

Indian Ocean10:   Madagascar(I)10

Pacific Ocean18:   Fiji(I)18

South America1, 7:   Brazil(N)7, Colombia(N)7

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Guineo-Congolian forest1; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; forest1

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 13, 15, 19;  Illustration19, 20


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


1:Hepper, F.N. (1958) Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R.W.J.
2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
3:Adams, C.D. (1972) Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
4:Dwyer, J.D. (1965) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 52 (1): 1-54... Dalbergieae
5:Fournet, J. (1978) Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe & Martinique
6:McVaugh, R. (1987) Flora Novo-Galiciana 5: 1-786. Leguminosae
7:Pittier, H. (1917) Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20 (2): 37-93 Middle Amer. Spp. Lonchocarpu
8:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
9:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
10:Du Puy, D.J. et al. (2002) The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
11:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
12:Garcia-Barriga, H. & Forero, E. (1968) Catalogo Ilustrado de Las Plantas de Cundinamarca 3: 1-136
13:SousaS., M. (1987) Fl. Novo-Galiciana 5: 555-577 Lonchocarpus, In: McVaugh, R.
14:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
15:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954) Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae
16:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
17:D'Arcy, W.G. (1987) Monogr. Syst. Botany Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora Panama.
18:Parham, J.W. (1972) Plants of the Fiji Islands
19:Keay, R.W.J. et al. (1964) Nigerian Trees Vol. 2
20:Aubreville, A. (1936) La Flore Forestiere de la Cote d'Ivoire. Vol. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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