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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: Desmodieae
Subtribus: Desmodiinae
Genus: Bouffordia
Species: B. dichotoma

Bouffordia H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi, J. Jap. Bot. 93(3): 179. (2018)

Type species: Bouffordia dichotoma (Willd.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi, J. Jap. Bot. 93(3): 180. (2018)

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Indian subcontinent
Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
Regional: Arabian Peninsula
Regional: Asia-Tropical
Borneo, China South-Central, Jawa, Myanmar, Sulawesi
Introduced into:
Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia

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

Ohashi, K., Ohashi, H., Nemoto, T., Ikeda, T., Izumi, H., Kobayashi, H., Muragaki, H., Nata, K., Sato, N. & Suzuki, M. 2018. Phylogenetic analyses for a new classification of the Desmodium group of Leguminosae tribe Desmodieae. Journal of Japanese Botany [Shokubutsu Kenkyu Zasshi] 93(3): 165-189. ResearchGate Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Bouffordia 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. 16. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Bouffordia. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 16 2020.

Vernacular names
中文: 二岐山蚂蝗

Bouffordia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Fabaceae.[1]

Its native range is Oman to China (Southern Yunnan) and Malesia.[1]


Bouffordia dichotoma (Willd.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi


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