Alstonia R.Br.

First published in Asclepiadeae: 64 (1810), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Central America, Tropical Africa to S. Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Cook Is., Costa Rica, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maluku, Marquesas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Monachino in Pacif. Sci. 3, 2: 139 (1949). Nom. cons.
  • —F.T.A. 4, 1: 120

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Schum. in E. & P. Pf. 4 (2): 138 (1895)
  • de Jong in Meded. Landbouwhogeschool 79 (13): 2–16 (1979)
  • in Mem. Wern. Soc. 1: 75 (1811), nom. conserv.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0