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Abrus fruticulosus-NMNH-13639528

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: Abreae
Genus: Abrus
Species: Abrus fruticulosus

Abrus fruticulosus Wall. ex Wight & Arn., 1834

Abrus acutifolius Blume ex Miq.
Abrus schimperi Baker
Hoepfneria africana Vatke

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Indian subcontinent
Andaman Is., Assam, India
Regional: China
China Southeast
Continental: Africa
Regional: Tropical Africa
Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Introduced into:
Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines, Suriname

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

Wallich, 1834. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis 236.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Abrus fruticulosus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Abrus fruticulosus. Published online. Accessed: Oct 25 2020. 2020. Abrus fruticulosus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct 25.
Catalogue of Life: 2020 Annual Checklist
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Abrus fruticulosus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
العربية: قلقل دغيلي
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