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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to SW. Thailand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, West Himalaya

Kohautia gracilis (Wall.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2011 Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 843], Nepal K000639671 Unknown type material
Mar 1, 2011 Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 843], India K000639672
E.T.C [843], Nepal K000031885 Unknown type material
Strachey, R. [s.n.], India K000031886
Collett, H. [57], Burma K000771521
s.coll. [Cat. no. 843], India Hedyotis gracilis K001110041
s.coll. [Cat. no. 843], India Hedyotis gracilis K001110040

First published in Prodr. 4: 430 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Neupane, S., Dessein, S. & Motley, T.J. (2009). The Hedyotis-Oldenlandia-Kohautia complex (Rubiaceae) in Nepal: A study of fruit, seed and pollen characters and their taxonomic significance Edinburgh Journal of Botany 66: 371-390.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dutta, R. & Deb, D.B. (2004). Taxonomic Revision of Hedyotis L. (Rubiaceae) in Indian Sub-Continent: 1-211. Botanical Survey of India, Howran.
  • Ehrendorfer, F., Schönbeck-Temesy, E., Puff, C. & Rechinger, W. (2005). Rubiaceae Flora Iranica 176: 1-287. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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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