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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to N. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi

Abelmoschus manihot subsp. tetraphyllus (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Borss.Waalk. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1954 s.coll. [Cat. no. 1925] K000832599
Ahern's collector [1864], Philippines K000659936 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [1925], Myanmar K000832594
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1925] K000832598
Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], Maharashtra Abelmoschus manihot var. tetraphyllus K000659875

First published in Blumea 14: 97 (1966)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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