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Platypodium elegans is the name accepted by ILDIS for the taxon located using your search string. The name you gave is an orthographic variant or other recognised misspelling.

Platypodium elegans

Accepted name

Platypodium elegans Vogel


Platypodium elegans Vogel var. major Benth.1
Platypodium maxonianum Pittier1, 2


Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Platypodium

Vernacular names

Chorao3; Jacarandazinho3; Jacarand -banana3; Jacarand -branco3


Perennial non-climbing tree

Geographical records

Brazil:   Bahia3

Central America4:   Panama(N)1, 2, 4, 5

South America3:   Brazil(U)2, 3, 6, Paraguay(U)2, Venezuela(U)2

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)


2000-02 Heald J


1:Dwyer, J.D. (1965) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 52 (1): 1-54... Dalbergieae
2:Croat, T.B. (1978) Stanford Univ. Press Fl. Barro Colorado Island
3:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
4:McHargue, L. (1995) Personal Communication (report of January 1995)
5:D'Arcy, W.G. (1987) Monogr. Syst. Botany Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora Panama.
6:Rizzini, C.T. (1976) Rodriguesia 28 (41): 137-193 Contribuicao... floras Nordestinas

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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