Convolvulus gangeticus L.

First published in Cent. Pl. II: 9 (1756)
This name is a synonym of Cocculus hirsutus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cocculus villosus.]
  • Hallier, H. (1898). Bausteine zu einer Monographie der Convolvulaceen. 8. Die irrtumlich der Familie der Convolvulaceen zugewiesenen Angehorigen anderer Pflanzenfamilien. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 6: 716-724. l'Herbier Boissier. [Cited as Cocculus villosus DC. (Menispermaceae).]
  • Jarvis, C.E. in Jarvis, C.E. (2007). Convolvulaceae. Order out of Chaos Linnean Soc. London & Nat. Hist. Museum. [Cited as Cocculus hirsutus (L.) Diels (Menispermaceae).]
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van (1972). Malesian CNV Addenda, corrigenda & emendanda III. Flora Malesiana 6: 936-941. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Cocculus hirsutus (L.) Diels (Menispermaceae).]
  • Subba Rao, G.V. & G.R. Rao in Subba Rao, G.V & G.R Kumari (2002). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh 1: 549-574. Botanical Survey of India. [Cited as Merremia gangetica (L.) cut..]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161. [Cited as Cocculus villosus DC. (Menispermaceae).]

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