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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. India to E. Himalaya and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Smilax prolifera Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [5124], Nepal K000820885
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5124] K001104859
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], India K001104860
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Nepal K001104989
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 5124], Bangladesh K001104867
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5124], India K001104858
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Nepal K001104863
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Nepal K001104862
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5124], India K001104857
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], India K001104869
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Nepal K001104864
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000820884
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5124] K001104868
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5124] K001104866
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Myanmar K001104865
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5124], Nepal K001104861
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5124], India K001104856

First published in Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 795 (1832)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (2000). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 14: 1-307. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1978). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 1: 1-154. Trustees of British Museum, London. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • Smitinand, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (1975). Flora of Thailand 2: 1-484. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Smilax perfoliata.]

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.

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