Pentatropis capensis (L.f.) Bullock

First published in Kew Bull. 10: 284 (1955)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent. It is a climbing subshrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1983). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 4: 1-532. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hộ, P.-H. (1993). Câycỏ Việtnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 2(2): 611-1191. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Hộ, P.-H. (1993). Câycỏ Việtnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 2(2): 611-1191. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1970). Flora Iranica 73: 1-21. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wight, R. [s.n.], Maharashtra K000872804 Yes
Wight, R. [1545], India K000872805 Yes
Wight, R. [1545], India K000872806 Yes
Finlayson, G. [Cat. no. s.n.] Pentatropis microphylla K001132754 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8213], India Pentatropis microphylla K001129248 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8213], India Pentatropis microphylla K001129250 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8213], India Pentatropis microphylla K001129251 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8213] Pentatropis microphylla K001129249 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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