Gynura Cass.

First published in G.-F.Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. ed. 2. 34: 391 (1825)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nigeria, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 401, partly. Nom. cons.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 41: 929–930 (1986)
  • F.G. Davies in K.B. 33: 335–342 (1978)
  • in Dict. Sci. Nat. 34: 391 (1825), nom. cons.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Keay, R.W.J. [25947], Nigeria 8664.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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/
    • © 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 2023. 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