Mussaenda Burm. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Philippines, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Queensland, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Alejandro, G.J.D., Meve, U. & Liede-Schumann, S. (2016). A taxonomic revision of Philippine Mussaenda (Rubiaceae, Mussaendeae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 457-524.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Shimpale, V.B., Yadav, S.R. & Babu, C.R. (2009). A review of the genus Mussaenda (Rubiaceae) from Great Nicobar island, India, including a new species. Rheedea 19: 53-57.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F. Hallé in Adansonia 1: 266—298 (1961).
  • Wernham in J. Bot. 51: 233 (1913)
  • —F.T.A. 3: 65

Flora Zambesiaca

  • F. Hallé in Adansonia, n.s. 1: 266–298 (1961).
  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 85 (1754).
  • Hiern in F.T.A. 3: 65 (1877).
  • Petit in Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 149–167 (1955).
  • Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)
  • Wernham in J. Bot. 51: 233–240 & 274–278 (1913).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F. Hallé in Adansonia sér. 2, 1: 266–298 (1961)
  • Hiern in F.T.A. 3: 65 (1877)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 85 (1754)
  • Petit in B.J.B.B. 25: 149–167 (1955)
  • Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)
  • Wernham in J.B. 51: 233–240 & 274–278 (1913)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2010 Howick [HMC 2535], Taiwan K000174349 No
Jan 1, 2010 Kulip, J. et al. [SAN 133871], Sabah K000174583 No
Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1402 A], Cameroon K000109780 No
Nov 1, 2001 Onana, J.-M. [532 A], Cameroon K000109781 No
Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2714], Cameroon K000109791 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3653], Cameroon K000109786 No
Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2838], Cameroon K000109789 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3827], Cameroon K000109788 No
Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2641], Cameroon K000109784 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3704], Cameroon K000109785 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2884], Cameroon K000109782 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3843], Cameroon K000109787 No
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3551], Cameroon K000109790 No
Nov 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [82], Cameroon K000109783 No
Davis, A.P. [631], Indonesia 59617.000 No
Davis, A.P. [631], Indonesia 62695.000 No
Davis, A.P. [1129], Madagascar 63896.000 No
Davis, A.P. [1128], Madagascar 63897.000 No
Davis, A.P. [1074], Madagascar 63900.000 No

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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