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Styphnolobium – Wikipedia

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– Etymology:
– From Greek
– styphno-
– stryphno-
– sour, astringent
– lobion

– Species:
– Styphnolobium comprises the following species:
– Styphnolobium affine (Torr. & A. Gray) Walp.
– Styphnolobium burseroides M. Sousa & Rudd
– Styphnolobium caudatum M. Sousa & Rudd
– Styphnolobium conzattii (Standl.) M. Sousa & Rudd
– Styphnolobium monteviridis M. Sousa & Rudd

– Uses:
– The pagoda tree is widely used in bonsai gardening
– The Guilty Chinese Scholartree was a historic pagoda tree in Beijing
– Styphnolobium japonicum (Chinese: 槐; pinyin: huái; formerly Sophora japonica) is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine

– References:
– Styphnolobium Schott. Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 21 September 2023
– 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 (PDF). S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001
– Cardoso D, de Queiroz LP, Pennington RT, de Lima HC, Fonty É, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M (2012). Revisiting the phylogeny of papilionoid legumes: new insights from comprehensively sampled early-branching lineages. Am J Bot. 99 (12): 1991–2013. doi:10.3732/ajb.1200380. PMID23221500
– Wojciechowski MF (2013). The origin and phylogenetic relationships of the Californian chaparral paleoendemic Pickeringia (Leguminosae). Syst Bot. 38 (1): 132–142. doi:10.1600/036364413X662024. S2CID86331839
– USDA, NRCS (n.d.). Styphnolobium The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 4 December 2015

– External links:
– Media related to Styphnolobium japonicum at Wikimedia Commons
– Styphnolobium japonicum (as Sophora japonica) Chinese Scholar Tree
– The Evil God in the Pagoda Tree Japanese folktale with the Pagoda Tree at

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