Pediomelum megalanthum

Pediomelum megalanthum
Pediomelum megalanthum


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
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: Psoraleeae
Genus: Pediomelum
Species: Pediomelum megalanthum


P. m. var. epipsilum – P. m. var. megalanthum – P. m. var. retrorsum


Pediomelum megalanthum (Wooton & Standl.) Rydb., 1919


  • Psoralea megalantha Wooton & Standl., Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 16: 140 (1913)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Central USA
      • Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

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


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Egan, A.N. 2015: Species delimitation and recognition in the Pediomelum megalanthum complex (Fabaceae) via multivariate morphometrics. PhytoKeys, 44: 65–87. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.44.8750  . Reference page
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.


Vernacular namesEdit

English: Intermountain Indian breadroot
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