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Pterolobium hexapetalum

Accepted name

Pterolobium hexapetalum (Roth) Santapau & Wagh1, 2, 3


Caesalpinia lacerans Roxb.1
Caesalpinia ligulata DC.1
Cantuffa hexapetala (Roth) Kuntze1
Cantuffa lacerans (Roxb.) Taub.1
Pterolobium hexapetallum (Roth) Santapau & Wagh
Pterolobium indicum A. Rich.1
Pterolobium lacerans auct. non R. Br.1
Reichardia hexapetala Roth1


Tribe: Caesalpinieae;  Genus: Pterolobium

Vernacular names

Camp Siege (En)4


Perennial non-climbing shrub

Geographical records

Asia1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7:   Bangladesh(N)5, Bhutan(N)1, 2, India(N)1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Myanmar(N)5

India:   Andhra Pradesh6, Karnataka4, Kerala7, Pondicherry5, Sikkim5, Tamil Nadu1, Uttar Pradesh1, West Bengal1

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

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 8, 9, 10;  Illustration3, 10


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1994/1995 Lewis GP


1:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
2:Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1987) Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
3:Vidal, J.E. & Hul Thol, S. (1974) Bull. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat. 227, Bot. 15: 20. Rev. du genre Pterolobium
4:Singh, N.P. (1988) Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1
5:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
6:Pullaiah, T. & Yesoda, N. (1989) Flora of Anantapur District (Andhra Pradesh, India)
7:Vajravelu, E. (1990) Flora of Palghat Distr. including Silent Valley Nat. Park.
8:Gamble, J.S. (1918) Flora of the Presidency of Madras, Vol. 1. (Parts 2-3) 1918-19
9:Pullaiah, T. & Chennaiah, E. (1997) Flora of Andhra Pradesh (Ranunculaceae - Alangiaceae)
10:Pullaiah, T. & Ramamurthy, K.S. (2001) Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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