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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India, Sri Lanka.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Coffea wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thomson, G., India K000031396 Unknown type material
Wight [1358], India K000031397 Unknown type material
Wallich [1358], India K000031398 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6246] K001123411

First published in Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 436 (1834)

Not accepted by

  • Davis, A.P., Govaerts, R., Bridson, D.M. & Stoffelen, P. (2006). An annotated taxonomic conspectus of the genus Coffea (Rubiaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 465-512. [Cited as Psilanthus wightianus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Psilanthus wightianus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Psilanthus wightianus.]

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