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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Malesia and Queensland.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Wrightia laevis Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2018 Takeuchi, W. [17237], Papua New Guinea K001273956
Jan 1, 2018 Gardner [ST2667], Thailand K001325058
Jan 1, 2017 NTotan [KEP 94083], Malaya K001273099
Jan 1, 2017 Saw [FRI 36282], Malaya K001273100
Jan 1, 2011 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 2892], Vietnam K000733061
Jan 1, 2010 Lim [FRI 56426], Malaya K000639260
May 1, 2009 Nguyen, V.D. et al. [HNK 1829], Vietnam K000610695
Jan 1, 2005 Reynoso, E. [PPI 24244], Philippines K000227750
Jan 1, 2004 Maingay, A.C. [2490], Peninsular Malaysia K000857655 lectotype
s.coll. [s.n.], Queensland K000857642
Jan 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [15595], Philippines Wrightia laevis subsp. millgar K000857648

First published in Fl. Brit. India 3: 654 (1882)

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. (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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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