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

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

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Use
Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Medicine, Wood

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.

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