Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Uncaria gambir (W.Hunter) Roxb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Malesia.

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Sumatera

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Zaïre

Uncaria gambir (W.Hunter) Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Singapore K001123041 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Malaysia K001123039 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Singapore K001123042 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6103] K001123044 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Singapore K001123040 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6103] K001123045 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6103] K001123036 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Malaysia K001123038 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6103], Malaysia K001123037 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6103] K001123043 Yes

First published in Fl. Ind. 2: 126 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Middleton, J.D. (ed.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 13: 1-654. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Ntore, S. & Lachenaud, O. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Rubiaceae (Tribu XIII-XV): 1-101. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Tan, H.T.W., Chua, K.S. & Turner, I.M. (1995). Rubiaceae of the Bukit Timah nature reserve. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore, Suppl. 3: 29-59.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Ntore, S. & Lachenaud, O. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Rubiaceae (Tribu XIII-XV): 1-101. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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