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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Gonostegia pentandra (Roxb.) Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4598] Urtica pentandra K001039435
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4598] Urtica pentandra K001039437
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4598] Urtica pentandra K001039436
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4598] Urtica pentandra K001039438
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4598], Nepal Urtica pentandra K001039439
Wallich [4598C], Nepal Pouzolzia pentandra K000741373 Unknown type material
Wallich [4598B] Pouzolzia pentandra K000741374 Unknown type material
Cuming, H. [1391], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741452
Cuming, H. [1391], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741453
Cuming, H. [1833], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741449 isotype
Copeland [360], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741451
Loher, A. [4973], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741450
Cuming, H. [1833], Philippines Pouzolzia pentandra K000741454
Wallich [4598B] Pouzolzia pentandra K000741372

First published in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 4: 302 (1869)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1982). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 3: 1-226. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chrtek, J. (1974). Flora Iranica 105: 1-16. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Ghafoor, A. (1981). Flora of Pakistan 137: 1-25. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1982). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 3: 1-226. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.

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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