Stylosanthes hamata

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Stylosanthes hamata
Stylosanthes hamata


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: Dalbergieae
Genus: Stylosanthes
Species: Stylosanthes hamata


Stylosanthes hamata (L.) Taub., 1890


  • Anonis americana Aubl.
  • Hedysarum hamatum L.
  • Ononis cerrifolia Rchb. ex DC.
  • Stylosanthes eriocarpa S.F.Blake
  • Stylosanthes humilis Rich. ex Hemsl.
  • Stylosanthes procumbens Sw.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Aruba, Bahamas, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Windward Is
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
    • Introduced into:
      • Benin, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Florida, Gambia, Hainan, India, Northern Territory, Peru, Queensland, Thailand, Western Australia

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


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