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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: Crotalarieae
Genus: Rothia
Species: R. hirsuta – R. indica
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Rothia (Fabaceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 04. Reference page.

Name

Rothia Pers.
Synonyms

Dillwynia Roth
Goetzea Rchb.
Harpelema J.Jacq.
Westonia Spreng.
Xerocarpus Guill. & Perr.

Distribution
Native distribution areas:
Rothia (Fabaceae)

Continental: Africa. Asia & Australis
Angola, Burkina, Cameroon, Chad, China Southeast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Queensland, Senegal, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

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

References
Primary references

Persoon, C.H. 1806–1807. Synopsis plantarum, seu enchiridium botanicum, complectens enumerationem systematicam specierum hucusque cognitarum. Pars secunda. 657 pp. Apud Bibliopolas Treuttel et Würtz, Parisiis Lutetiorum [Paris]; Apud J. G. Cottam, Tubingae [Tübingen]. BHL Biblioteca Digital Reference page. : 2: 638

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Rothia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Rothia. Published online. Accessed: Nov 04 2020.
Tropicos.org 2020. Rothia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 04.

Vernacular names

Rothia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the tribe Crotalarieae of subfamily Faboideae, and comprises two species:[3][4][5]

Rothia indica (L.) Druce
subsp. australis A.E.Holland
subsp. indica (L.) Druce
Rothia hirsuta (Guill. & Perr.) Baker

References

Boatwright JS, le Roux MM, Wink M, Morozova T, Van Wyk B-E (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships of tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae) inferred from DNA sequences and morphology". Syst Bot. 33 (4): 752–761. doi:10.1600/036364408786500271. JSTOR 40211942.
Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001.
Boatwright JS, Tilney PM, Van Wyk B-E (2008). "A taxonomic revision of the genus Rothia (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae)". Austral Syst Bot. 21 (6): 422–430. doi:10.1071/SB08033.
"ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Rothia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Rothia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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