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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, Mauritius.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar

Extinct in:

Mauritius

Hypoestes serpens (Vahl) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Baron, R. [863], Madagascar K000379171 Unknown type material
Parker, G.W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000379170

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 474 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

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