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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific.
Acanthus ilicifolius

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Acanthus ilicifolius L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 22, 2015 Johns [11058], Papua New Guinea K000938956
Dec 22, 2015 Johns [12880], Papua New Guinea K000938960
Dec 1, 2007 Pius Piskaut [UPNG 20229], Papua New Guinea K000224660
Dec 1, 2007 Sands [7202], Irian Jaya K000260981
Dec 1, 2007 Willis, F.S. [57], Irian Jaya K000449703
Dec 1, 2007 Willis, F.S. [57], Irian Jaya K000260975
Dec 10, 2004 Gaerlan [26498], Philippines K000222991
May 15, 1995 s.coll. [2018], Sri Lanka K000885391
May 15, 1995 s.coll. [2018], Sri Lanka K000885390
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511] K001116303
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511] K001116305
Thwaites, G.H.K [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000885389 isotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2511], Malaysia K001116307
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511] K001116309
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511], India K001116304
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511] K001116308
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2511] K001116306

First published in Sp. Pl.: 639 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • GBIF ( 2021-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Heine, H. (1976). Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 7: 1-212. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • 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.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • GBIF ( 2021-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Guillaumin, A. (1948). Compendium de la Flore Phanérogamique des Nouvelles Hébrides Annales de l'Institut Botanico-Geologique de Marseille, VI, 5-6: 1-56.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Heine, H. (1976). Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 7: 1-212. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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