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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan, SE. Guangxi).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Wrightia coccinea (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Sims appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1962 s.coll. [1626], India K000857661
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1626] K001113632
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1626] K001113633
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1626] K001113631

First published in Bot. Mag. 53: t. 2696 (1826)

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.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2014). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 33: 1-276. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Pooma, R. (ed.) (2005). A preliminary check-list of threatened plants in Thailand: 1-193. National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

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