Parthenocissus semicordata var. semicordata

This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is NW. India (Morni Hills), Nepal to Central China and W. Malesia. It is a liana and grows primarily in the temperate biome.


Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Chayamarit, K. & Balslav, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Thailand 14(4): 511-669. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of Japan IIc: 1-328. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1980-). Flora of Pakistan 135- Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Samanta, A.K. (2014). An account of the family Vitaceae in Darjeeling and Sikkim himalayas, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 90-97.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 18, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.] Indonesia Parthenocissus heterophylla K001089991 Unknown Type Material Yes
Steenis, C.G.G.J.van [12637] Indonesia Parthenocissus heterophylla K001089990 Unknown Type Material Yes
Delavay, J.M. [4707] China Parthenocissus himalayana K000736323 Unknown Type Material Yes
Farges, P.G. [401] China Parthenocissus himalayana K000736324 Unknown Type Material Yes


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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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