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List of names matching "Bolusanthus "
Status Name
accepted Bolusanthus speciosus (Bolus) Harms

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Bolusanthus speciosus

Accepted name

Bolusanthus speciosus (Bolus) Harms1, 2


Lonchocarpus speciosus Bolus2


Tribe: Sophoreae;  Genus: Bolusanthus

Vernacular names

Rhodesian Wisteria Tree (En)3; Rhodesian Wisteria Tree (En)4; Wild Wisteria (En)3; Wild Wisteria (En)4


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Medicine5; Environmental3; Wood6; Environmental7; Wood7

Geographical records

Africa:   Botswana(N)8, Kenya(I)1, Malawi(N)8, Mozambique(N)8, South Africa(N)1, Swaziland(N)9, Uganda(I)1, Zambia(N)5, Zimbabwe(N)8

Asia2, 10:   India(I)2, 10, India-ISO(I)2

India:   Delhi10, Karnataka2

Pacific Ocean11:   Northern Marianas(I)11

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland5; Zambezian woodland1; Cultivated1

Literature citations

Description1, 3, 5;  Illustration12, 13


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
3:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
4:Anonymous (1979) Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. Washington.
5:White, F. (1962) Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia.
6:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
7:Palmer, E. & Pitman, N. (1977) Trees of Southern Africa, Vol. 2
8:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
9:Compton, L. (1966) Flora of Swaziland. J.S. Afr. Bot. Suppl. Vol. 11
10:Maheshwari, J.K. (1963) The Flora of Delhi
11:Fosberg, F.R. et al. (1979) A Geographical Checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae
12:Onderstall, J. (1984) Transvaal Lowveld & Escarpment... South Afr. Wild Fl. Guide 4.
13:Coates-Palgrave, K. (1984) Trees of Southern Africa. Cape Town.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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