1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Biancaea Tod.
      1. Biancaea sappan (L.) Tod.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China.

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    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Bakam, Bois Sappan, Brazilwood, Gango, Patang, Pattangi, Sappan, Sappan Wood Tree, Sappanwood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Guinea, Nigeria, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, West Himalaya, Zaïre

    Biancaea sappan (L.) Tod. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2005 Souza, H.M. [s.n.], São Paulo Caesalpinia sappan K000841433
    Jan 1, 2005 Barreto, K.D. [871], São Paulo Caesalpinia sappan K000841431
    Jan 1, 2005 Souza, H.M. [s.n.], São Paulo Caesalpinia sappan K000841432
    Owens, S.J., USA Caesalpinia sappan 52925.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5838] Caesalpinia sappan K001122323
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5838] Caesalpinia sappan K001122324
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5838], India Caesalpinia sappan K001122325
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5838] Caesalpinia sappan K001122326

    First published in Hort. Bot. Panorm. 1: 3 (1875)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Caesalpinia sappan.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). 61. Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2): 1-218. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. 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