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This species is accepted, and its native range is Taiwan, Tropical Asia to N. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Marianas

Merremia gemella (Burm.f.) Hallier f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2005 Mueller, F. [s.n.], Queensland K000278752 syntype
May 1, 2005 Cunningham, A. [299], Northern Territory K000278750
May 1, 2005 Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Northern Territory K000278751 syntype
Jan 1, 1952 Horsfield, T. [3], Jawa K000830849
Horsfield, T. [3], Jawa K000830850
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1383] Convolvulus gemellus K001112985
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1383] Convolvulus gemellus K001112989
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1383], India Convolvulus gemellus K001112987
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1383] Convolvulus gemellus K001112990
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1383], Myanmar Convolvulus gemellus K001112986
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1383], India Convolvulus gemellus K001112988

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 552 (1893)

Accepted by

  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet. M.-H. (1977). Flora of Micronesia 3: Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 36: 1-34.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2009). A conspectus of Merremia Dennst. Ex Endl. (Convolvulaceae) in Australia with the addition of two species Austrobaileya 8: 55-63.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Khan, M.S. (1985). Fl. Bangladesh Convolvulaceae Flora of Bangladesh 30: 1-59. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Kress, W.J., R.A. DeFilipps, E. Farr, & Y.Y. Kyi in Kress, W.J. et al. (2003). Cklist. Myanmar Convolvulaceae Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs, and Climbers of Myanmar: 197-201. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC.
  • Manitz, H. (1983). Zur Nomenklatur einiger Convolvulaceae und Cuscutaceae. I Feddes Repertorium 94: 173-182.
  • Merrill, E.D. (1921). A review of the new species of plants proposed by N.L. Burman in his Flora Indica. Philippine Journal of Science 19: 329-388.
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Staples, G. (2018). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 36: 1-406. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Staples, G.W. (2010). A checklist of Merremia (Convolvulaceae) in Australasia and the Pacific Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 61: 483-522.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet. M.-H. (1977). Flora of Micronesia 3: Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 36: 1-34.
  • Gagnepain & Courchet in H. Lecomte (1915). Flore Indo-Chine Convolvulaceae Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 4: 228-313.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2009). A conspectus of Merremia Dennst. Ex Endl. (Convolvulaceae) in Australia with the addition of two species Austrobaileya 8: 55-63.
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Staples, G. (2018). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 36: 1-406. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Staples, G.W. (2010). A checklist of Merremia (Convolvulaceae) in Australasia and the Pacific Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 61: 483-522.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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