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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Pakistan to Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

Rhamnus purpurea Edgew. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Edgeworth, M.P. [s.n.], India K000729148

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 44 (1846)

Accepted by

  • Browicz, K. & Zielinski, J. (1977). Flora Iranica 125: 1-28. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Qaiser, M. & Nazimuddin, S. (1981). Flora of Pakistan 140: 1-2. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browicz, K. & Zielinski, J. (1977). Flora Iranica 125: 1-28. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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/
© 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 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