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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China (to Hubei), NW. Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Taiwan

Vincetoxicum chinense S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Shearer, G. [s.n.], Jiangxi Cynanchum mooreanum K000872760 Unknown type material
s.coll. [118], Guangdong Cynanchum affine K000872761

First published in J. Bot. 13: 228 (1875)

Not accepted by

  • Chao, C.T., Hung, Y.J. & Tseng, Y.H. (2010). Vincetoxicum affine Hemsl. (Asclepiadaceae), a new recorded species in Taiwan Taiwania 55: 324-327. [Cited as Cynanchum mooreanum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chao, C.T., Hung, Y.J. & Tseng, Y.H. (2010). Vincetoxicum affine Hemsl. (Asclepiadaceae), a new recorded species in Taiwan Taiwania 55: 324-327.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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/
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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