Abrus (Fabaceae)

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Abreae
Genus: Abrus
Species: A. aureus – A. baladensis – A. bottae – A. canescens – A. diversifoliolatus – A. fruticulosus – A. gawenensis – A. kaokoensis – A. laevigatus – A. longibracteatus – A. madagascariensis – A. melanospermus – A. parvifolius – A. precatorius – A. sambiranensis – A. somalensis – A. wittei

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Name[edit]

Abrus Adans. (1763)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Hoepfneria Vatke
  • Hulthemia Blume ex Miq.
  • Zaga Raf.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Tropical & Subtropical Old World to SW. Pacific
      • Aldabra, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
    • Introduced into:
      • Bahamas, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Marquesas, Mauritius, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Niue, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Sumatera, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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