Evolvulus gangeticus (L.) L.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 2.: 391 (1762)
This name is a synonym of Cocculus hirsutus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Cocculus hirsutus.]
  • 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 (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).]
  • Van Ooststroom, S.J. (1934). A monograph of the genus Evolvulus. Mededelingen van het Botanisch Museum en Herbarium van de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht 14: 1-267. [Cited as Cocculus hirsutus (L.) Diels (Menispermaceae).]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • 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/
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