1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Hylodesmum H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill
      1. Hylodesmum leptopus (A.Gray ex Benth.) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to S. Japan and Tropical Asia.

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Hylodesmum leptopus (A.Gray ex Benth.) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 3, 1988 Thwaites [s.n.], Sri Lanka Desmodium laxum subsp. leptopus K000555894
    Aug 3, 1988 Walker [s.n.], Sri Lanka Desmodium laxum subsp. leptopus K000555891 syntype
    Aug 3, 1988 Walker [12], Sri Lanka Desmodium laxum subsp. leptopus K000555892 syntype
    Aug 3, 1988 Walker [12], Sri Lanka Desmodium laxum subsp. leptopus K000555893 syntype

    First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 57: 179 (2000)

    Accepted by

    • Song, Z.Q., Xu, D.X., Li, S.J. & Zhang, D.X. (2013). Revision of the Hylodesmum laxum comlex (Leguminosae) Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 21: 11-20.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Song, Z.Q., Xu, D.X., Li, S.J. & Zhang, D.X. (2013). Revision of the Hylodesmum laxum comlex (Leguminosae) Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 21: 11-20.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0