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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (S. Yunnan to S. Guangdong) to Malesia, N. Queensland.
Kopsia arborea

Native to:

Andaman Is., Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Kopsia arborea Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2011 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 3220], Vietnam K000733065
Jan 1, 2011 Pooma, R. et al. [4889], Thailand K000733089
Jul 16, 2004 Fidilis [SAN 125656], Malaysia K000227757
Jan 1, 2003 Borden, T.E. [611], Philippines K000852936 isotype
Jan 1, 2003 Fénix, E. [28232], Philippines K000852937 isotype
Jan 1, 2003 McClure, F.A. [9183], Hainan K000852954 lectotype
Walker, J.S. [DB039], Sulawesi 73332.000
Chase, M.W. [41001], USA Kopsia pruniformis K000696106
Jan 1, 2001 Pierre, L. [32], Vietnam Kopsia pitardii K000852953 isotype

First published in Catalogus: 13 (1823)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2004). A Revision of Kopsia (Apocynaceae: Rauvolfioideae) Harvard Papers in Botany 9: 89-142.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2007). Apocynaceae (subfamilies Rauvolfioideae and Apocynoideae) Flora Malesiana 18: 1-474. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2011). Flora of peninsular Malaysia, II, 2: 1-235. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2014). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 33: 1-276. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • 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.
  • Pooma, R. (ed.) (2005). A preliminary check-list of threatened plants in Thailand: 1-193. National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2004). A Revision of Kopsia (Apocynaceae: Rauvolfioideae) Harvard Papers in Botany 9: 89-142.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2014). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 33: 1-276. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

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

Kew Science Photographs
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