Launaea sarmentosa (Willd.) Kuntze

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 350 (1891)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mozambique to Cape Prov., Madagascar, China (Guangdong) to Tropical Asia and NW. Australia. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cape Provinces, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Madagascar, Maldives, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.J. Scott in Fl. Masc. 109: 39, t. 11 (1993).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 18: 468 (1966).
  • G.V. Pope in Flora Zambesiaca 6: 219, t. 40d (1992).
  • Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 350 (1891).
  • N. Kilian in Englera 17: 288 (1997).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1955 Last, J.L. [750] Tanzania K002065863 Yes
s.n. [s.n.] K002066071 Yes
Drege [5130] South Africa K000251756 Unknown Type Material Yes
[Duport, R.] [756] Madagascar K002066078 Yes
Harvey K000251754 Syntype Yes
Grant, Fr.B. K000251755 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege K000251753 Isotype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

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  • Flora Zambesiaca

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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