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Stylosanthes biflora, Pencil Flower
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Stylosanthes biflora
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Stylosanthes Sw.
pencilflower


General Information
Symbol: STYLO4
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : HI   I
L48   N
PB   I
PR   I,N
VI   N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Stylosanthes Sw. – pencilflower

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 13 species of Stylosanthes . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes biflora</i>
(L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Stylosanthes biflora
sidebeak pencilflower Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes calcicola</i>
Small
Stylosanthes calcicola
Everglade Key pencilflower Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes capitata</i>
Vogel
Stylosanthes capitata
Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes erecta</i>
P. Beauv.
Stylosanthes erecta
Nigerian stylo Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes fruticosa</i>
(Retz.) Alston
Stylosanthes fruticosa
shrubby pencilflower Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes guianensis</i>
(Aubl.) Sw.
Stylosanthes guianensis
Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes hamata</i>
(L.) Taubert
Stylosanthes hamata
cheesytoes Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes humilis</i>
Kunth
Stylosanthes humilis
Townsville stylo Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes montevidensis</i>
Vogel
Stylosanthes montevidensis
Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes scabra</i>
Vog.
Stylosanthes scabra
pencilflower Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes subsericea</i>
S.F. Blake
Stylosanthes subsericea
pencilflower Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes sundaica</i>
Taub.
Stylosanthes sundaica
Distribution of <i>
Stylosanthes viscosa</i>
(L.) Sw.
Stylosanthes viscosa
poorman's friend

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