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Paracalyx scariosus


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: Phaseoleae
Subtribus: Cajaninae
Genus: Paracalyx
Species: P. balfouri – P. microphyllus – P. nogalensis – P. scariosus – P. somalorum

Source(s) of checklist: 


Paracalyx Ali Univ. Stud. Karachi 5: 95. (1968)


  • Heterotypic
    • Cylista Aiton Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 3: 36 (512). (1789)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: NE. Tropical Africa, Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China
      • Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Socotra, Somalia, Thailand
    • Introduced into:
      • Pakistan

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]


Vernacular names[edit]

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