Gynostemma burmanicum King ex Chakrav.

First published in Indian J. Agric. Sci. 16: 86 (1949), no Latin descr.
This species is a synonym of Gynostemma pentaphyllum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Gynostemma pentaphyllum.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Gynostemma burmanicum.]
  • 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. [Cited as Gynostemma burmanicum.]
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh. [Cited as Gynostemma burmanicum.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at and
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