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  1. Family: Polygalaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Polygala Tourn. ex L.
      1. Polygala japonica Houtt.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Russian Far East to Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Laos, Maluku, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Philippines, Primorye, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Polygala japonica Houtt. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000592300
    Loher, A. [1631], Philippines K000592306
    Merrill, E.D. [4368], Philippines K000592307
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], Australia K000592299
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], Queensland K000592301
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], New South Wales K000592302

    Bibliography

    First published in Nat. Hist. 2(10): 89 (1779)

    Accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Yang, T.Y.A. & Chen, C.F. (2013). A revision of the genus Polygala L. (Polygalaceae) in Taiwan Taiwania 58: 156-162.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Flora of China Editorial Committee (1988-2013). Checklist & Addendum Flora of China Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1987). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 2: 1-448. Nauka, Leningrad.
    • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. & De Wilde, W.J.J.O. (eds.) (1984-1989). Flora Malesiana 10: 1-748. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

    Not accepted by

    • Belyaeva, I. & Govaerts, R. in Belyaeva I. & Govaerts, R. (2011). Personal communication Personal Communication (Medicinal Plant Checklist) 1. [Cited as Polygala sibirica.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Yang, T.Y.A. & Chen, C.F. (2013). A revision of the genus Polygala L. (Polygalaceae) in Taiwan Taiwania 58: 156-162.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Santisuk, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Thailand 7(3): 351-654. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1987). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 2: 1-448. Nauka, Leningrad.
    • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. & De Wilde, W.J.J.O. (eds.) (1984-1989). Flora Malesiana 10: 1-748. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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