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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to N. Vietnam, Japan to Taiwan, Korea (Cheju Do).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam

Pellionia pellucida (Raf.) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 2, 2003 Bullock, T.L. [226], China Pellionia scabra K000741088 syntype
Jul 2, 2003 Wilford, C. [s.n.], Hong Kong Pellionia scabra K000741090 syntype
Jul 2, 2003 Harland [326], Hong Kong Pellionia scabra K000741086 syntype
Jul 2, 2003 Wilford, C. [226], Hong Kong Pellionia scabra K000741089 syntype
Apr 24, 2003 Wright, C. [447], Hong Kong Pellionia scabra K000741085
Apr 24, 2003 Hicken, H.J. [s.n.], China Pellionia scabra K000741087

First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 29: 211 (1948)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wang, W.T. (2016). Nova classification specierum sinesium Pelloniae (Urticaceae) Guihaia 36: 1-29.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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