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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Guangxi, Guangdong) to Laos, Hainan, Taiwan to Philippines.
Hypoestes purpurea

Native to:

China Southeast, Hainan, Laos, Philippines, Taiwan

Hypoestes purpurea (L.) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2473] Justicia purpurea K001116151

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 1: 474 (1824)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0