Tephrosia vogelii

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Tephrosia vogelii


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: Millettieae
Genus: Tephrosia
Species: Tephrosia vogelii


Tephrosia vogelii Hook.f., 1849


  • Cracca vogelii (Hook.f.) Kuntze
  • Tephrosia inebrians Welw.
  • Tephrosia megalantha Micheli
  • Tephrosia periculosa Baker


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
    • Introduced into:
      • Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, China Southeast, Colombia, Hainan, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Hooker, W.J. (ed.) 1849. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. LXXV [= Vol. V of the third series.] Tt. 4417–4485, 14+8 pp. (index). Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : Niger Fl. 296.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fish-poison bean
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