Abrus fruticulosus

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Abrus fruticulosus


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: Abrus fruticulosus


Abrus fruticulosus Wall. ex Wight & Arn., 1834


  • Abrus acutifolius Blume ex Miq.
  • Abrus schimperi Baker
  • Hoepfneria africana Vatke


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Andaman Is., Assam, India
    • Regional: China
      • China Southeast
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • Introduced into:
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines, Suriname

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


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العربية: قلقل دغيلي
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