Lepisanthes senegalensis

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Lepisanthes senegalensis


Taxonavigation: Sapindales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Sapindaceae
Subfamilia: Sapindoideae
Tribus: Sapindeae
Genus: Lepisanthes
Species: Lepisanthes senegalensis



Lepisanthes senegalensis (Juss. ex Poir.) Leenh., Blumea 17(1): 85 (1969)



(List may be incomplete)


  • Other synonyms once placed under Lepisanthes senegalensis by Leenhouts (1969):


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central (Yunnan), China Southeast (Guangxi).
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam (Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland), Bangladesh, East Himalaya (Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan, Sikkim), India, Nepal, Sri Lanka.
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Andaman Is., Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Regional: Malesia
      • Borneo (Brunei, Kalimantan, Sarawak), Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia), Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera.
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • Bismarck Archipelago [type locality of Aphania masakapu], New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea).
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Western Australia.

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


  • The only Hainanese collection cited by Leenhouts (1969) is F.C. How 70627, type of Sapindus oligophyllus Merr. & Chun [≡ Lepisanthes oligophylla (Merr. & Chun) N.H.Xia & Gadek, Fl. China 12: 13 (2007)]. Xia & Gadek (2007: 13) do not recognize Hainanese occurrence of L. senegalensis in turn.



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Vernacular names

luo: Ochol
中文: 滇赤才