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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (Yunnan, Guizhou) and N. Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya

Gynura nepalensis DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Collett, H. [408], Myanmar K000843785
Collet, H. [s.n.], Myanmar K000843784
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3156], Myanmar Cacalia foetens K001118658
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3146], Nepal Cacalia aurantiaca K001118642

First published in Prodr. 6: 300 (1838)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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