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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan) and Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Ayenia elegans (Ridl.) ined. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1145] Byttneria pilosa K001112227
Mar 14, 2005 Haniff [SFN 4952], Malaysia Byttneria elegans K000271308
Evans, I.H.N. [s.n.] Byttneria elegans K001273710
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Byttneria elegans K000671977 Unknown type material
Ridley [14697] Byttneria elegans K001273711

First published in Skvortsovia

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

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & 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