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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nepal to Nansei-shoto.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand

Recorded in error in:

Vietnam

Smilax bockii Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1982 s.coll. [77], Assam Heterosmilax japonica K000820620
Sep 1, 1982 Henry, A. [1711], Hubei Heterosmilax japonica K000820825
Sep 1, 1982 s.coll. [78], Assam Heterosmilax japonica K000820621

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 259 (1900)

Not accepted by

  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Heterosmilax japonica.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Leroy, J.-F. (ed.) (1983). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 20: 1-175. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Noltie, H.J. (1994). Flora of Bhutan 3(1): 1-456. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Smitinand, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (1975). Flora of Thailand 2: 1-484. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the Southern Ryukyu Islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Insitition Press, Washington.
  • Yonekura, K. (2005). Flowering plants new to Nepal collected in 1995 The Journal of Japanese Botany 80: 191-196.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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