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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Butea Roxb. ex Willd.
      1. Butea monosperma (Lam.) Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (SW. Guangxi, Yunnan).

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Bastard Teak, Bengal Kino, Dhak, Flame Of The Forest, Nourouc
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., New Guinea, Queensland, Thailand

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Butea monosperma (Lam.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1997 Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India K000900372
    s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000900374
    s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000900373
    India Butea frondosa 18809.000
    Bullock, A.A. [976], India Butea frondosa 29047.716
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121316
    Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 5569], Bangladesh Butea frondosa K001121315
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569], India Butea frondosa K001121307
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569], India Butea frondosa K001121308
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569], India Butea frondosa K001121309
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121310
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121311
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121312
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121313
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5569] Butea frondosa K001121314

    Bibliography

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 202 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (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.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (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.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

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    • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
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    • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
    • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
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    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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