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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Florida, Hawaii, Society Is.

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 24, 2014 Waldes, N.J.L. [79/2002], Kalimantan K000752685
Jan 1, 2013 I Made Maduarta (Pung) [IMM 95], Sumatera K000734521
Jan 1, 2012 Van Du [33], Cambodia K000567292
Mar 29, 2006 Argent, G. et al. [9663a], Indonesia K000275848
Mar 29, 2006 Kessler et al. [PK2200], Indonesia K000275849
Mar 29, 2006 Saw, L.G. [FRI 37257], Malaysia K000275850
Mar 29, 2006 Banyeng et al. [S. 57315], Sarawak K000275851
Mar 28, 2006 Laman, T.G. et al. [TL544], Indonesia K000275843
Mar 28, 2006 Afriastini [2451 A], Indonesia K000275844
Mar 28, 2006 Kessler et al. [PK1639], Indonesia K000275845
Mar 28, 2006 Othman [S. 46334], Sarawak K000275846
Mar 28, 2006 Kessler et al. [PK1580], Indonesia K000275847
Aug 31, 2004 Schanzer, I. [N 4], Thailand K000171784
Feb 26, 2004 Garcia et al [18395], Philippines K000170380
Noton, B. [Cat. no. 3630], India Myrtus tomentosa K001119872
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3630] Myrtus tomentosa K001119874
Noton, B. [Cat. no. 3630], India Myrtus tomentosa K001119873
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3630] Myrtus tomentosa K001119871
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3630] Myrtus tomentosa K001119869
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3630] Myrtus tomentosa K001119875
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3630] Myrtus tomentosa K001119870

First published in Flora 25(2, Beibl.): 35 (1842)

Accepted by

  • Beaman, J.H. & Anderson, C. (2004). The Plants of Mount Kinabalu 5: 1-609. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.
  • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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