1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Codariocalyx Hassk.
      1. Codariocalyx motorius (Houtt.) H.Ohashi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Aturi, Chanchala, Semaphore Plant, Telegraph Plant

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Jamaica, Society Is.

    Codariocalyx motorius (Houtt.) H.Ohashi appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Royle [s.n.], India K000858925
    Blinkworth, R. [5725], Uttaranchal K000858926
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5725], Nepal Desmodium gyrans K001121877
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5725], Myanmar Desmodium gyrans K001121879
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5725], Myanmar Desmodium gyrans K001121880
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5725], Myanmar Desmodium gyrans K001121881
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121883
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5725] Desmodium gyrans K001121878
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725] Desmodium gyrans K001121870
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725] Desmodium gyrans K001121871
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121872
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121873
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121874
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121875
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725], India Desmodium gyrans K001121876
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5725] Desmodium gyrans K001121882

    First published in J. Jap. Bot. 40: 367 (1965)

    Accepted by

    • 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. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Dash, S.S. (2009 publ. 2010). The genus Desmodium Desv. (Leguminosae) and it's allied genera in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 25: 18-33.
    • 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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • 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. (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.
    • 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.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
    • Welsh, S. L. (1998). Flora Societensis
    • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
    • Ohashi, H. (1973). Asiatic sp. of Desmodium & allied. Ginkgoana1. Aca. Sc. BookCo.
    • Kanjilal, P. C. (1966). A forest ... Uttar Pradesh (Ranunculaceae - Alangiaceae)
    • Bojer, W. (1837). Hortus Mauritianus ou Enumeration des Plants... l'ile Maurice

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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