Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Mussaenda frondosa L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Caroline Islands.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

China Southeast, Hainan, Queensland

Mussaenda frondosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2010 Wahyudin [WN 2], Sumatera K000576332 No
Hunt, P.F. [2806], Solomon Is. 30193.000 No
Wight, R. [1267], India K000031986 Unknown type material Yes
Wight, R. [1267], India K000031987 Unknown type material Yes
Hooker, J.D. [6250], India K000031988 Unknown type material Yes
Johns, R.J. [9024], Indonesia 72640.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Kiribati Line Is. K000740951 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6250], Nepal K001123432 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123426 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6250], Nepal K001123430 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123424 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250], India K001123433 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123427 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123423 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123429 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123434 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123435 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6250], Nepal K001123431 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123428 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6250] K001123425 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Friedmann, F. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. ORSTOM éditions.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Shimpale, V.B., Yadav, S.R. & Babu, C.R. (2009). A review of the genus Mussaenda (Rubiaceae) from Great Nicobar island, India, including a new species Rheedea 19: 53-57.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

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.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sinha, B.K. (1999). Flora of Great Nicobar Island: 1-525. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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