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Walsura trifolia


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: Meliaceae
Subfamilia: Melioideae
Tribus: Trichilieae
Genus: Walsura
Species: W. bonii – W. candollei – W. decipiens – W. dehiscens – W. gardneri – W. monophylla – W. oxycarpa – W. pachycaulon – W. pinnata – W. poilanei – W. robusta – W. sarawakensis – W. trichostemon – W. trifoliolata – W. tubulata – W. villosa



Walsura Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832. 2: 386. (1832)

  • Type species: Walsura robusta Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832. 2: 386. (1832)


  • Heterotypic
    • Monocyclis Wall. ex Voigt in Hort. Suburb. Calcutt.: 135 (1845)
    • Napeodendron Ridl. in J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 82: 179 (1920)
    • Surwala M.Roem. in Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 1: 108 (1846)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • New Guinea

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



Primary references

  • Roxburgh, W. (†) 1832. Flora Indica; or, descriptions of Indian Plants. by the late William Roxburgh. Serampore: W. Thacker & Co. Calcutta; Parbury, Allen & Co., London. Vol. 2. 691 pp. BHL Reference page. : 2: 386

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Vernacular names

മലയാളം: വൽസുര
中文: 割舌树属
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