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List of names matching "Pycnospora lutescens"
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accepted Pycnospora lutescens (Poir.) Schindl.

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Pycnospora lutescens

Accepted name

Pycnospora lutescens (Poir.) Schindl.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Crotalaria nervosa Graham8
Crotalaria tappenbeckiana K. Schum. & Lauterb.2
Desmodium viride Vogel8
Hedysarum lutescens Poir.3, 4, 5, 6, 8
Indigofera desmodioides Benth.
Phyllodium lutescens (Poir.) Desv.8
Pycnospora hedysaroides Wight & Arn.2, 3, 4
Pycnospora nervosa Wight & Arn.4, 5, 6, 8, 9


Tribe: Desmodieae;  Genus: Pycnospora


Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened

Geographical records

Africa:   Kenya(N)1, Rwanda(N)10, Tanzania(N)1, Uganda(N)1, Zaire(N)1

Asia2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25:   Bangladesh(N)13, Bhutan(N)22, Cambodia(N)4, China(N)1, 4, 6, Hainan(N)6, India(N)4, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, India-ISO(N)1, Indonesia-ISO(N)2, 4, 8, 25, Irian Jaya(N)2, Java(N)25, Laos(N)4, Lesser Sunda Is(N)8, Moluccas(N)8, Myanmar(N)13, Nepal(N)22, Pakistan(N)22, Philippines(N)1, 4, 8, Ryukyu Is(N)5, Sri Lanka(N)7, Sulawesi(N)8, Taiwan(N)4, 6, 14, Thailand(N)12, Vietnam(N)4

Australasia4:   Australia(N)1, 4, Papua New Guinea(N)1, 2

China:   Guangdong6, Guangxi6, Guizhou6, Jiangxi6, Yunnan6

India:   Andhra Pradesh15, Arunachal Pradesh22, Assam22, Bihar22, Delhi22, Goa22, Gujarat22, Haryana22, Himachal Pradesh22, Jammu-Kashmir22, Karnataka11, Kerala17, Madhaya Pradesh23, Maharashtra19, Manipur21, Meghalaya13, Mizoram22, Nagaland24, Orissa22, Pondicherry22, Punjab22, Rajasthan22, Sikkim22, Tamil Nadu16, Tripura18, Uttar Pradesh22, West Bengal20, Yanan22

Indian Ocean22:   Andaman Is(N)22, Nicobar Is(N)22

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Somalia-Masai woodland1; Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket1; Somalia-Masai grasslands1; Lake Victoria regional transition zone; woodland1; Lake Victoria regional mosaic; bushland and thicket1; Lake Victoria regional transition zone; grasslands1; Lake Victoria regional mosaic; wooded grassland1

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 25, 26;  Distribution8;  Illustration1, 2, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


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2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
3:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
4:Thuan, N. et al. (1987) In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam, Vol. 23. P.
5:Walker, E.H. (1976) Flora of Okinawa and S. Ryukyu islands. Washing. Smithson. Inst
6:Yang, Y.C. & Huang, P.H. (1995) Trifidacanthus & ... In: Fl. Reip. Pop. Sinicae, 41 (Leguminosae 3)
7:Pedley, L. & Rudd, V.E. (1996) Desmodieae. In: Dassanyake, MD & Clayton, WD (eds.). A revised h
8:Van Meeuwen et al. (1960) Reinwardtia 5 (4): 419-456. Prelim. rev. some gen. Mal. Papil.
9:Gagnepain, F. (1920) In: Lecomte, H. (ed.). Flore generale de L'Indochine 2, 5.
10:Troupin, G. (1984) Flore du Rwanda
11:Saldanha, C.J. & Nicolson, D.H. (1976) Flora of the Hassan District, Karnataka, India.
12:Craib, W.G. (1928) Florae Siamensis Enumeratio, vol 1, Part 3. Bangkok: Siam So
13:Baker, J.G. (1876) In: Hooker, J.D., Flora of British India 2: 56-306. (1876-1879)
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16:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
17:Sivarajan, V.V. & Mathew, P. (1997) Flora of Nilambur, Western Ghats, Kerala
18:Deb, D.B. (1981) The Flora of Tripura State Vol 1
19:Kulkarni, B.G. (1988) Flora of Sindhudurg
20:Das Das, S.K. et al. (1992) J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 16 (2): 305-334 A census... Papilionaceae...
21:Deb, D.B. (1961) Dicotyledonous plants of Manipur territory 3 (3 & 4): 253-350
22:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
23:Singh, A.N. (1993) In: Verma, D.M. & al. (Eds.) Flora of Madhya Pradesh, Vol. 1.
24:Clarke, C.B. (1889) J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 25: 1-107. On the plants of Kohima...
25:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
26:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954) Flore du Congo Belge, Vol 5; Galegeae, Hedysareae.

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