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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Pakistan to S. Central China and Myanmar.
Leycesteria formosa

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Azores, California, France, Great Britain, Ireland

Leycesteria formosa Wall. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Walker [s.n.], India K000077014
Jan 1, 2003 Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal K000077016
Jan 1, 2003 Hay [s.n.], Nepal K000076895 lectotype
Jan 1, 2003 Hay [s.n.], Nepal K000076896 isolectotype
Jan 1, 2003 s.coll. [s.n.], Nepal K000077015
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 470], Nepal K001111092
s.coll. [1476] K000077013
Govan, G. [Cat. no. 470], India K001111095
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 470], India K001111093
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 470], India K001111094
Jan 1, 2003 Henry, A. [9692], Yunnan Leycesteria sinensis K000076884 Unknown type material

First published in W.Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 182 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Akhter, R. (1986). Flora of Pakistan 174: 1-33. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1976). Flora Europaea 4: 1-505. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Akhter, R. (1986). Flora of Pakistan 174: 1-33. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1976). Flora Europaea 4: 1-505. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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