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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Dischidia R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2001 Johns, R.J. [9789], New Guinea 64287.000
Apr 1, 2001 Johns, R.J. [9792], New Guinea 70179.000
Apr 1, 2001 Edwards, P.J. [4021], New Guinea 70600.000
Boyce, P.C. [309], Brunei 56264.000
Rintz, R.E. [#130], Malaysia 58621.000
Willis, F. [25], Vietnam 63725.000
Johns, R.J. [9793], New Guinea 70621.000
Finlayson, G. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132784
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132413
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132415
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132414
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132970
Rintz, R.E. [#84], Malaysia Dischidiopsis 58651.000

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 461 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Nazar, N. & al. (2019). Phylogenetic relationships in Apocynaceae based on nuclear PHYA and plastid trnL-F sequences, with a focus on tribal relationships Caryologia; Giornale di Citologia, Citosistematica e Citogenetica 72: 555-81.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0