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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. China and Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Pentasacme caudatum Wall. ex Wight appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [192], Hong Kong K000872785
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8234] K001125003
Champion, J.G. [s.n.], Hong Kong K000872784
s.coll. [8234] K000872864
Ridley, H.N. [2885], Peninsular Malaysia K000872855
Wight, R. [s.n.], Bangladesh K000872865 isotype
Champion, J.G. [192], Hong Kong K000872783
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8234] K001125002
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia K000872857
Ridley, H.N. [2589], Peninsular Malaysia K000872856
s.coll. [8234], Bangladesh K000872863 isotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8234] K001125001

First published in Contr. Bot. India: 60 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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