Exallage auricularia (L.) Bremek.

First published in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 142 (1952)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Caroline Islands. It is a scrambling subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Congo, Gabon, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Beaman, J.H. & Anderson, C. (2004). The Plants of Mount Kinabalu 5: 1-609. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Wikström, N., Neupane, S., Kårehed, J., Motley, T.J. & Bremer, B. (2013). Phylogeny of Hedyotis (Rubiaceae: Spermacoceae): redefining a comlex Asian-Pacific assemblage. Taxon 62: 357-374.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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 Oldenlandia auricularia.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014- continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Puff, C., Chayamarit, K., Chamchumroon, V. & Esser, H.-J. (2021). Flora of Thailand 15(1): 1-235. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Walters, G., Dauby, G., Stévart, T., Dessein, S., Niangadouma, R. & Lachenaud, O. (2011). Novitates Gabonenses 80. Additions and corrections to the flora of Gabon. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 423-442.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Kerr, A.F.G. [4941], Indo-China K000770013 Yes
s.coll [171], Jawa K000770009 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 849] Hedyotis costata K001110063 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 849], India Hedyotis costata K001110061 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 849], Malaysia Hedyotis costata K001110060 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 857] Hedyotis nervosa K001110076 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0