Mussaenda wallichii G.Don

First published in Gen. Hist. 3: 490 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nicobar Islands, S. Myanmar to Peninsula Malaysia. It grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Malaya, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Thailand

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chantaranothai, P. (2015). A synopsis of Mussaenda L. (Rubiaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 43: 51-65.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chantaranothai, P. (2015). A synopsis of Mussaenda L. (Rubiaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 43: 51-65.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Kurz, S. [s.n.] India K000032014 Type Yes
Dr King's collector [1935] Malaysia Mussaenda oblonga K000740937 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0