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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mascarenes.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mauritius, Réunion

Tabernaemontana persicariifolia Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1983 Balfour, I.B. [s.n.], Réunion K000233705
Jan 1, 1983 Telfair [s.n.], Mauritius K000233706 isotype
Jan 1, 1983 Mauritius K000233708
Jan 1, 1983 Mauritius K000233707
Jan 1, 1983 Bojer [s.n.], Mauritius K000233709 isotype
Jan 1, 1983 Bojer [s.n.], Mauritius K000233710 isotype
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 1571], Mauritius K001113487
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 1574], Mauritius Tabernaemontana telfairiana K001113493 Unknown type material

First published in Collectanea 4: 139 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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