Hoita orbicularis

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Hoita orbicularis


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: Psoraleeae
Genus: Hoita
Species: Hoita orbicularis



Hoita orbicularis (Lindl.) Rydb., 1919.


  • Psoralea orbicularis Lindl. Bot. Reg. 1: 23. 1837.
  • Lotodes orbiculare (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 194. 1891.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Vernacular names

English: roundleaf leather-root
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