Pediomelum pentaphyllum

Pediomelum pentaphyllum
Pediomelum pentaphyllum


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 pentaphyllum


Pediomelum pentaphyllum (L.) Rydb., 1919


  • Lotodes pentaphyllum (L.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 194 (1891)
  • Pediomelum trinervatum Rydb., N. Am. Fl. 24: 23 (1919)
  • Psoralea pentaphylla L., Sp. Pl. 2: 764 (1753)
  • Psoralea trinervata (Rydb.) Standl., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, Bot. Ser., 11: 161 (1936)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Doubtfully present in:
      • Arizona

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


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • 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: small Indian breadroot
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