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This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines to W. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Caroline Is., Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Is., Vanuatu

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Kopsia flavida Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 16, 2004 Gaerlan, Fernando, EST [PPI 19187], Philippines K000227748
Jul 16, 2004 Gaerlan [PPI 145], Philippines K000227704
Jan 1, 2002 Ramos, M. [33691], Philippines K000852935 isotype
Hunt, P.F. [RSS.2730], Solomon Is. 7533.000
Lauterbach, C.A.G. [180] K000852934

First published in Rumphia 4: 28 (1849)

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.

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.

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