Cordia myxa L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 199 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Iran to Indo-China. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Algeria, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Comoros, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf States, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Queensland, Rodrigues, Senegal, Seychelles, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Western Australia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Ali, S.I. & Nasir, Y.J. (1989). Flora of West Pakistan 191: 1-200.
  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce). Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Autrey, J.C., Bosser, J. & Ferguson, I.K. (eds.) (2005). Flore des Mascareignes 121-126: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 1-825. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Miller, J.S. & al. (2021). Flora of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands : Boraginales, Olacaceae and allies, Apiaceae. Collection: Faune et Flore Tropicales: 1-448. Publications scientifiques du Muséum, Paris; IRD, Marseille.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Riedl, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 48: 1-281. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Shaheen, H., Qureshi, R., Akram, A., Gulfraz, M. & Potter, D. (2014). A preliminary floristic checklist of Thal desert Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistn Journal of Botany 46: 13-18.
  • Taton, A. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Boraginaceae: 1-82. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 218, t. 834, 6
  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 130
  • Chev. Bot. 448
  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 14
  • Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 490, 493, t. 112, 5.
  • Hutch. in Kew Bull. 1918: 217, t. on p. 220, 1
  • Sp. Pl. 190 (1753)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce). Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Autrey, J.C., Bosser, J. & Ferguson, I.K. (eds.) (2005). Flore des Mascareignes 121-126: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • USDA, NRCS ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aubrév., Fl. For. Côte d’Ivoire, ed. 2, 3: 218, t. 334/6 (1959).
  • Bak. & Wright in Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 14 (1905).
  • Boiss., Fl. Orient. 4: 124 (1879).
  • Burkill, Useful Pl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 287 (1985).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 768 (1961).
  • Dale, Introd. Trees Uganda: 24 (1953).
  • Del., Fl. Egypte: 47, t. 19 (1812).
  • Edmondson in Fl. Turkey 6: 246 (1978).
  • Heine in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 320 (1963).
  • Hutch. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1918: 217, fig. on p. 220 (1918).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 190 (1753).
  • Martins in Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 65 (1990).
  • Meikle, Fl. Cyprus: 1120 (1985).
  • Riedl in Fl. Iran. 48/15: 7 (1967).
  • Taton in Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Borag.: 16, map. 4 (1971).
  • Townsend in Fl. Iraq 4(2): 645 (1980).
  • Warfa, Acta Univ. Upsal. 174: 41, fig. 5/B, 8 (1988).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1988 Scott Elliot, G.F. [5389], Sierra Leone K000418702 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1988 s.coll. [s.n.], India K000998070 holotype Yes
48837.000 No
55096.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110159 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 889], Nepal K001110160 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889] K001110172 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110169 Yes
Voltaic Research Centre [140], Burkina Faso K000386757 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 889], Myanmar K001110161 Yes
Miquel [s.n.], Sumatera K000998040 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110165 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 889] K001110175 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889] K001110164 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110168 Yes
Chevalier, A. [463], Mali K000386759 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 889], Myanmar K001110162 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889] K001110173 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889] K001110163 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110166 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110171 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110170 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110167 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 889], India K001110174 Yes
Davey, J.T. [498], Mali K000386758 No
Harley, R.M. [18983], Bahia Cordia paniculata K000583349 Yes
Law, M. [12], Maharashtra Cordia fulvosa K000998060 Yes
Stocks, J.E. [13], India Cordia fulvosa K000998061 Yes

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    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0