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Taxon: Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Backer ex K. Heyne

Genus: Peltophorum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 27164
Place of publication: Nutt. pl. Ned.-Ind. ed. 2, 2:755. 1927
Name verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jan-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • copperpod   (Source: Trop Leg ) – English
  • yellow flametree   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • yellow poinciana   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yellow-flamboyant   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • yellow-flame   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory [n. (islands)]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa. [cult.].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hattink, T. A. 1974. A revision of Malesian Caesalpinia, including Mezoneuron (Leguminosae-Caesalpiniaceae). Reinwardtia 9:60.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. [cult.].
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Backer ex K. Heyne:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?27164 (25 November 2014)

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