Uncaria Schreb.

First published in Gen. Pl. ed. 8[a]. 1: 125 (1789), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3:41. Nom. cons.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen.1: 125 (1789)
  • Petit in B.J.B.B. 27: 442 (1957)
  • Ridsd. in Blumea 24: 68–100 (1978), nom. conserv.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2011 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 2565], Vietnam K000174747 No
Coode, M.J.E. [6067], Indonesia 55455.000 No
Small, D. [694], Sierra Leone 6294.000 No
Spruce, R. [3221], Venezuela K000006440 No
Spruce, R. [3221], Venezuela K000006439 No
Hamilton, W.D. [45], Brazil K001049392 Yes
Zartman, C.E. [5860], Brazil K001049391 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0