Genus: Lespedeza

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Lespedeza Michaux, Flora Bor.-Americana, 2. 1803.

Key to the species of Lespedeza


List of Lespedeza Species

References to Lespedeza

  • Akiyama, S. 1988. A revision of the genus Lespedeza, section Macrolespedeza. Vol. Bulletin (Tokyo Daigaku. Sogo Kenkyu Shiryokan); no. 33. University Museum, University of Tokyo, Tokyo.
  • Allred, B. W. 2010. Morphological and physiological traits in the success of the invasive plant Lespedeza cuneata. Biological Invasions 12: 739-749.
  • Brandon, A. L.; Gibson, D. J.; Middleton, B. A. 2004. Mechanisms for dominance in an early successional old field by the invasive non-native Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don. Biological Invasions 6: 483-493.
  • Clewell, A. F. 1966. I. Identification of the Lespedezas in North America II. A selected bibliography on Lespedeza.
  • Hochreutiner, B. P. G. 1934. Validity of the name Lespedeza. Rhodora 36(431): 390-2.
  • Lamont, E. E. 1994. Lespedeza striata (Fabaceae), an addition to the flora of New York, with notes on its introduction and spread in the eastern United States. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 121: 377-378. (Also New Jersey notes)
  • Monachino, J. 1962. Lespedeza cuneata in New Jersey. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 89: 118-119.
  • Nemoto, T.; Ohashi, H. 1993. Seedling morphology of Lespedeza (Leguminosae). J. Pl. Res. 106(1082): 121-8.
  • Nemoto, T.; Ohashi, H.; Tamate, H. 1995. Phylogeny of Lespedeza and its allied genera (Desmodieae: Lespedezinae). In: Advances in legume systematics. Part 7. Phylogeny. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. , (ISBN 0947643796)
  • Ohashi, H. 1986. Notes on Lespedeza thunbergii and its wild ancestor, var. patens (Leguminosae). Jap. J. Bot. 61(4): 114-26. (In Japanese; English summary)
  • Ohashi, H. 1981. Notes on Lespedeza thunbergii (DC.) Nakai. J. Jap. Bot. 56(8): 239-44. (In Japanese; English summary)
  • Prenner, G. 2004. Floral ontogeny in Lespedeza thunbergii (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Desmodieae): variations from the unidirectional mode of organ formation. J. Plant Research 117: 297-302.
  • Ricker, P. L. 1934. The origin of the name Lespedeza. Rhodora 36(424): 130-2.
  • Schindler, A. K. 1913. Einige Bemurkungen uber Lespedeza Michx. und ihre nachsten Verwandten. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 570-658. (In German)
  • Schutzenhofer, M. R. 2007. The effect of herbivory on the mating system of congeneric native and exotic Lespedeza species. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 1021-1026.
  • Xu, B. 2011. Pollen diversity and its systematic implications in Lespedeza (Fabaceae). Syst. Bot. 36: 352-361.