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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan, SW. Guangxi) and Peninsula Malaysia.
Asclepias pulchella R., watercolour on paper

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Cynanchum pulchellum (Wall.) Liede & Khanum appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8221] Raphistemma pulchellum K001129280
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1310], India Raphistemma pulchellum K000639615
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 1310], Myanmar Raphistemma pulchellum K001112695
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1310] Raphistemma pulchellum K001112693
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8221], Thailand Raphistemma pulchellum K001129281
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1310], India Raphistemma pulchellum K001112692
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1310], Myanmar Raphistemma pulchellum K001112694

First published in Taxon 65: 479 (2016)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 2(2): 611-1191. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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