Rubia cordifolia L.

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 12.: 229 (1767)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Greece, Sudan to S. Africa, Asia. It is a scrambling perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Hainan, Philippines

Native to:

Afghanistan, Amur, Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Burundi, Buryatiya, Cape Provinces, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Free State, Greece, India, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Malaya, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Primorye, Qinghai, Rwanda, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Denisov, N. (2008). Addition to Vascular flora of the Kozlov island (Peter the Great Gulf, Japanese sea). Turczaninowia 11(4): 29-42.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Polozhij, A.V. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 12: 1-221. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004. Makinoa 5: 1-102.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ehrendorfer, F., Schönbeck-Temesy, E., Puff, C. & Rechinger, W. (2005). Rubiaceae. Flora Iranica 176: 1-287. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Polozhij, A.V. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 12: 1-221. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004. Makinoa 5: 1-102.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 412, fig. (1974).
  • A.J. Jex-Blake, Some Wild Flowers of Kenya p. 61, fig. 51 (1948).
  • DC., Prodr. 4: 588 (1830).
  • E. Lind & A. Tallantire, Some Common Flowering Plants of Uganda, ed. 2: 166, fig. 107 (1972).
  • Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 244 (1877).
  • Hook., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3: 202 (1881).
  • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 395 (1895).
  • L. in Mantissa Altera: 197 (1771).
  • L., Syst. Nat., ed. 12, 3 (app.): 229 (1768)
  • Pojark. in Fl. U.R.S.S. 23: 387 (1958).
  • Sond. in Harv. & Sond., Fl. Cap. 3: 35 (1864).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6209], India K001123310 Yes
Noton, E. [Cat. no. 6209], India K001123311 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6209] K001123305 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6209], Nepal K001123307 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6209] K001123312 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6209] K001123306 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6209], India K001123309 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6209], Myanmar K001123313 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6209] K001123308 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    • 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 2023. 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
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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images