Leptopetalum Hook. & Arn.

First published in Bot. Beechey Voy.: 295 (1838)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chen, S.H. & Wu, M.J. (2019). A taxonomic revision of the genus Leptopetalum (Rubiaceae) from Taiwan. Journal of the Taiwan Museum 72: 33-53.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Beechey, F.W. [s.n.] Japan K000760491 Type Yes
Wight, C. [115] Japan K000760472 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0