Amorpha fruticosa

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Amorpha fruticosa L.
Common Name:BASTARD FALSE INDIGO
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWI), T (WAP)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Amorpha
Species Amorpha fruticosa L. - BASTARD FALSE INDIGO

Citation

Citation AMORPHA FRUTICOSA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 713. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: "Carolina", cult. in Netherlands (lectotype: Linnaeus, Hort. Cliffort. t. 19. 1737). Lectotypified by C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 73. 1907.

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Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Amorpha bushii Amorpha bushii Rydberg, in Britton, N. Amer. Fl. 24: 31. 1919. TYPE: FLORIDA: Jackson Co.: Chattahoochee River, 12 Aug 1897, Bush 13 (holotype: NY; isotype: A).
Amorpha caroliniana Amorpha caroliniana Croom, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 25: 74. 1834. TYPE: NORTH CAROLINA: Craven Co.: Near New Bern, 1834, Loomis s.n. (lectotype: NY). Lectotypified by Wilbur, Rhodora 77: 398. 1975.
Amorpha croceolanata Amorpha croceolanata P. W. Watson, Dendrol. Brit. 2: t. 139. 1825.  
Amorpha curtissii Amorpha curtissii Rydberg, in Britton, N. Amer. Fl. 24: 30. 1919. TYPE: FLORIDA: Duval Co.: Near river, Jacksonville, 6 May & 21 Aug 1894, Curtiss 4703 (holotype: NY; isotypes: KANU, US).
Amorpha dewinkeleri Amorpha dewinkeleri Small, Man. S.E. Fl. 689. 1933. TYPE: FLORIDA: Lee Co.: Near Fort Shackleford, Big Cypress, 19 May 1917, Small 8349 (lectotype: NY; isolectotypes: GH, MO, US). Lectotypified by Wilbur, Rhodora 77: 400. 1975.
Amorpha fruticosa var. caroliniana Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. caroliniana (Croom) S. Watson, Smithson. Misc. Collect. 258: 188. 1878.BASIONYM: Amorpha caroliniana Croom 1834. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. croceolanata Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. croceolanata (P. W. Watson) Mouillefert, Traite Arbr. Arbriss. 577. 1894.BASIONYM: Amorpha croceolanata P. W. Watson 1825. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. typica Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. typica C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 72. 1907, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus 1753. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. vulgaris Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. vulgaris Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 466. 1814, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus 1753. 
Amorpha virgata Amorpha virgata Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 17, pl. 171. 1894. TYPE: GEORGIA: DeKalb Co.: NW slope of Stone Mountain, 3 Jul 1893, Small s.n. (lectotype: NY; isolectotypes: GA, GH, ISC, MIN, MO, UC, US). Lectotypified by Wilbur, Whodora 77: 398. 1975.
Amorpha angustifolia Amorpha angustifolia (Pursh) F. E. Boynton, Biltmore Bot. Stud. 1: 139. 1902.BASIONYM: Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. angustifolia Pursh 1814. 
Amorpha arizonica Amorpha arizonica Rydberg, in Britton, N. Amer. Fl. 24: 33. 1919. TYPE: ARIZONA: Cochise Co.: Ramsey Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, 10 Jun 1909, Goodding 136 (holotype: NY; isotypes: ARIZ, GH, NEB, NY, RM, UC).
Amorpha elata Amorpha elata Hayne, Dendrol. Fl. 134. 1822, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Amorpha perforata Schkuhr 1796. 
Amorpha emarginata Amorpha emarginata Eastwood, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 20: 148. 1931. TYPE: ARIZONA: Maricopa Co.: Fish Creek, Apache Trail, s.d., Eastwood 3745 (holotype: CAS; isotype: A).
Amorpha fragrans Amorpha fragrans Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 3: t. 241. 1827-1829.  
Amorpha fruticosa forma albiflora Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma albiflora Sheldon, Bull. Geol. Nat. Hist. Surv. 9: 72. 1894. TYPE: MINNESOTA: Mille Lacs Co.: Banks of the Rum River, 3 mi. N of Milaca, s.d., Sheldon s.n. (holotype: MIN).
Amorpha fruticosa forma aureovariegata Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma aureovariegata Schwerin, Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 16: 255. 1907.  
Amorpha fruticosa forma caerulea Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma caerulea (Loddiges ex Loudon) E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 189. 1931.BASIONYM: Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. caerulea Loddiges ex Loudon 1838. 
Amorpha fruticosa forma crispa Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma crispa (G. Kirchner) C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 72. 1907.BASIONYM: Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. crispa G. Kirchner 1864. 
Amorpha fruticosa forma glabrata Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma glabrata E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 191. 1931. TYPE: TEXAS: Brazos Co.: Kurten, s.d., Palmer 13479 (holotype: A; isotype: MO).
Amorpha fruticosa forma humilis Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma humilis (Tausch) E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 189. 1931.BASIONYM: Amorpha humilis Tausch 1838. 
Amorpha fruticosa forma latior Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma latior Fassett, Rhodora 38: 190. 1936. TYPE: WISCONSIN: St. Croix Co.: Shore of Lake St. Croix, 10 mi. S of Hudson, 2 Aug 1934, Fassett 17014 (holotype: WIS; isotypes: GH, MO, NY).
Amorpha fruticosa forma pendula Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, forma pendula (Carrière) C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 73. 1907.BASIONYM: Amorpha pendula Carrière 1870-1871. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. angustifolia Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. angustifolia Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 466. 1814.  
Amorpha fruticosa var. caerulea Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. caerulea Loddiges ex Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 607. 1838.  
Amorpha fruticosa var. crispa Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. crispa G. Kirchner, in Petzold & G. Kirchner, Arbor. Muscav. 370. 1864.  
Amorpha fruticosa var. emarginata Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. emarginata Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 466. 1814.  
Amorpha fruticosa var. humilis Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. humilis (Tausch) C. K. Schneider, Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 73. 1907.BASIONYM: Amorpha humilis Tausch 1838. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. lewisii Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. lewisii Loddiges ex Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 607. 1838.  
Amorpha fruticosa var. oblongifolia Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. oblongifolia E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 192. 1931. TYPE: ARKANSAS: Phillips Co.: Along Mississippi River near Helens, s.d., Palmer 26628 (holotype: A; isotypes: CAS, MO, UARK).
Amorpha fruticosa var. occidentalis Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. occidentalis (Abrams) Kearney & Peebles, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 29: 483. 1939.BASIONYM: Amorpha occidentalis Abrams 1910. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. pendula Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. pendula (Carrière) Dippel, Handb. Laubholzk. 3: 691. 1893.BASIONYM: Amorpha pendula Carrière 1870-1871. 
Amorpha fruticosa var. tennesseensis Amorpha fruticosa Linnaeus, var. tennesseensis (Shuttleworth ex Kunze) E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 192. 1931.BASIONYM: Amorpha tennesseensis Shuttleworth ex Kunze 1848. 
Amorpha humilis Amorpha humilis Tausch, Flora 21: 750. 1838. TYPE: Cult. at Prague,
Amorpha nonperforata Amorpha nonperforata Schkuhr, Bot. Handb. 2: 333. 1796.  
Amorpha occidentalis Amorpha occidentalis Abrams, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 394. 1910. TYPE: CALIFORNIA: San Diego Co.: San Diego River near Old San Diego Mission, 7 May 1903, Abrams 3425 (holotype: CAS; isotypes: A, CAS, GH, MO, NY, RSA, UC, US).
Amorpha occidentalis var. arizonica Amorpha occidentalis Abrams, var. arizonica (Rydberg) E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 185. 1931.BASIONYM: Amorpha arizonica Rydberg 1919. 
Amorpha occidentalis var. emarginata Amorpha occidentalis Abrams, var. emarginata E. J. Palmer, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 185. 1931. TYPE: ARIZONA: Maricopa Co.: Fish Creek, Apache Trail, s.d., Eastwood 8745 (holotype: A; isotype: CAS).
Amorpha pendula Amorpha pendula Carrière, Rev. Hort. (Paris) 1868: 340. 1870-1871.  
Amorpha perforata Amorpha perforata Schkuhr, Bot. Handb. 2: 333. 1796.  
Amorpha tennesseensis Amorpha tennesseensis Shuttleworth ex Kunze, Delect. Sem. Hort. Lips. 1848: 1. 1848; Linnaea 24: 191. 1851. TYPE: TENNESSEE: Jefferson Co.: Near Dandridge, Jun 1842, Rugel s.n. (lectotype: ?; isolectotype: GH). Lectotypified by Wilbur, Rhodora 77: 398. 1975.