1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Hylodesmum H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill
      1. Hylodesmum repandum (Vahl) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, China (S. Yunnan) to Tropical Asia.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest., Lake Victoria regional mosaic; forest., Sudanian forest., Zambezian forest, Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes, Somalia-Masai forest
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Colle-colle, Falakatra, Fangaladamba, Farahinipa, Fausse Pistache Marronne, Herbe aux Lacs, Menavony, Tsenodambo, Velatra

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Borneo, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Comoros, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius, Réunion

    Hylodesmum repandum (Vahl) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dawkins, H.C. [735], Uganda Desmodium scalpe 15485.000
    Aug 16, 1999 Wight [773], India Desmodium strangulatum K000555868 syntype
    Aug 16, 1999 Wight [774], India Desmodium strangulatum K000858850 lectotype
    Walker [s.n.], India Desmodium strangulatum K000858851
    Jun 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2174], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000339543
    Jan 1, 2004 Onana, J.-M. [1917], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746636
    Dec 1, 2003 Satabie, B. [1120], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108172
    Oct 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [412], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746631
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [5659], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108154
    Jul 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [162], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000108173
    Dec 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [8636], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338567
    Dec 1, 2000 Munyenyembe, P. [707], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338563
    Dec 1, 2000 Buzgo, M. [583], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338564
    Oct 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9438], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107505
    Oct 1, 2000 Cable, S. [2776], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107509
    Oct 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [1665], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107507
    Oct 1, 2000 Ryan, P. [410], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107506
    Oct 1, 2000 Zapfack, L. [703], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000107508
    Jun 1, 2000 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8400], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087052
    Jun 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [381], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000746980
    Jan 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4544], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338568
    Jun 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [789], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338562
    Apr 1, 1997 Zapfack, L. [1056], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338566
    Apr 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [730], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000338565
    Mar 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7472], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000093839
    Mar 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7581], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000198716
    Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [343], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000437038
    Jan 1, 1996 Lighava, M. [12], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000436375
    Jan 1, 1993 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1420], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000381292
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [306], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000381293
    Jul 1, 1967 Letouzey, R. [8924], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087170
    Jan 1, 1964 Breteler, F.J. [232], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087004
    Jan 1, 1964 Breteler, F.J. [201], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087005
    Jan 1, 1953 Maitland, T.D. [933], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086991
    Jan 1, 1953 Mann, G. [1229], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086999
    Jan 1, 1953 Mann, G. [2017], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087009
    Jan 1, 1953 Migeod, F. [43], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086993
    Lightbody, J.S. [26266], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086995
    Lightbody, J.S. [26266], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086996
    Schimper [857], Ethiopia Desmodium repandum K000418262 isotype
    Schimper [857], Ethiopia Desmodium repandum K000418263 isotype
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9564], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087000
    Echlon [s.n.], South Africa Desmodium repandum K000418235 isotype
    Dunlap [8], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000086994
    Mbenkum, T. [347], Cameroon Desmodium repandum K000087006

    First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 57: 185 (2000)

    Accepted by

    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • 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.

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