Plants of USA and Canada

Pterocarpus indicus Willd.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Pterocarpus indicus Willd.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl., ed. 4 [Willdenow] 3(2): 904. 1802 [1-10 Nov 1802]

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: pterocarpus
en English name: Philippine-mahogany

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial
 

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Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowers and leaves at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowers and leaves at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowering tree at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Habit at Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves at Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves and fruit at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowers and leaves at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Canopy at Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Seedpod on ground at Kilohana Park Wailea, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Picture modified from Richard Wettstein - Handbuch der Systematischen Botanik (1924) - Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber. Source: www.biolib.de - Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this image under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled 'GNU Free Documentation License'.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves and fruit at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Habit at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Habit at Kihei, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Trunk and bark at Kihei, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves and fruit at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves and fruit at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Leaves and sunset cruise at Ala Moana Beach Park and Magic Island, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowers and leaves at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
P.H.W.Taubert - Leguminosae (1891) - This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Habit at Napili, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus indicus
Yellow flowering tree at Ulumalu Haiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

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Distributional map for Pterocarpus indicus Willd.
Map for Pterocarpus indicus Willd.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae


Genus: Pterocarpus


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