Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Uncaria cordata (Lour.) Merr.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Bangladesh to N. Queensland.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Uncaria cordata (Lour.) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 31, 1969 Creagh, C.V. [s.n.], Borneo K000729987 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [6106], Peninsular Malaysia K000729962 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia K000729961 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6106] Uncaria speciosa K001123053 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6106] Uncaria speciosa K001123058 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6106], Myanmar Uncaria speciosa K001123055 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6106] Uncaria speciosa K001123054 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6106], Myanmar Uncaria speciosa K001123056 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6106] Uncaria speciosa K001123057 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6106] Uncaria speciosa K001123052 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6105] Uncaria sclerophylla K001123049 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6105] Uncaria sclerophylla K001123048 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6105], Singapore Uncaria sclerophylla K001123051 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6105], Singapore Uncaria sclerophylla K001123050 Yes
Anonymous [s.n.], Malaysia Uncaria cordata f. sundaica K001129423 holotype Yes
Feb 1, 2010 Sumarno [SMR 6], Indonesia Uncaria cordata f. leiantha K000576322 No
Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Borneo Uncaria cordata f. leiantha K000760002 isotype Yes
Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Borneo Uncaria insignis K000729952 Yes
Dec 1, 2013 Wardi et al. [BOHK 500], Indonesia Uncaria cordata var. ferruginea K000871402 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [16997], Thailand Uncaria cordata var. ferruginea K000729959 Unknown type material Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [16997], Thailand Uncaria cordata var. ferruginea K000729960 Yes

First published in Interpr. Herb. Amboin.: 479 (1917)

Accepted by

  • Chamchumroon, V. & Puff, C. (2003). The Rubiaceae of Ko Chang, south-eastern Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 31: 13-26.
  • Ford, A.J. & Hasenpusch, J.W. (2009). Rediscovery of Uncaria cordata (Lour.) Merr. var. cordata (Rubiaceae:Naucleeae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 8: 99-102.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.
  • Middleton, J.D. (ed.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 13: 1-654. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • 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.
  • Tan, H.T.W., Chua, K.S. & Turner, I.M. (1995). Rubiaceae of the Bukit Timah nature reserve. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore, Suppl. 3: 29-59.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ford, A.J. & Hasenpusch, J.W. (2009). Rediscovery of Uncaria cordata (Lour.) Merr. var. cordata (Rubiaceae:Naucleeae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 8: 99-102.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • 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.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0