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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Indian Ocean, Andaman Islands to Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niue, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sumatera, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Chagos Archipelago

Pipturus argenteus (G.Forst.) Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2017 Costa [34], East Timor K001193732
Aug 1, 2013 I Made Maduarta (Pung) [IMM 51], Lesser Sunda Is. K000734550
Jan 1, 2013 Johns, R.J. [11298], Papua New Guinea K001193643
Jan 1, 2013 Johns, R.J. [11174 (as 11175 A)], Papua New Guinea K001193642
Jan 1, 2013 Johns, R.J. [12889], Papua New Guinea K001193641
Jan 1, 2013 Johns, R.J. [11006], Papua New Guinea K000618116
Jan 1, 2013 Simaga, J.M. [09345], Papua New Guinea K001193645
Jan 1, 2011 Nadiah, I. et al. [S 83787], Sarawak K000720204
Jul 1, 2010 Cook, C. [159], Irian Jaya K000612090
Jun 1, 2010 Ellen, R.F. [1171], Indonesia K000611953
Jan 1, 2009 Maikin et al. [133651], Sabah K000611415
Jan 1, 2009 Berhaman et al. [134812], Sabah K000611416
May 4, 2006 Gaerlan, Philippines K000352408
May 4, 2006 Mohtar, A. et al. [49672], Malaysia K000352369
Nov 23, 2004 Gaerlan [PPI 20277], Philippines K000228094
Sep 15, 2004 Munzinger [473], New Caledonia K000222612
Sep 15, 2004 Argent, G. et al. [1987114], Sabah K000222611
Sep 15, 2004 Kessler [B 1353], Kalimantan K000222613
Sep 15, 2004 Bau [LAE 82968], Papua New Guinea K000222614
Christmas I. 46128.000
Wheatley, J.I. [663], Vanuatu 54962.000
Wheatley, J. [863], Vanuatu 55207.000
s.coll. [s.n.] K000741534
Gibbs, L.S. [5955], New Guinea K000741523
s.coll. [s.n.] K000741530
s.coll. [s.n.] K000741533
Boden-Kloss, C. [s.n.], New Guinea K000741524
Riedel, J.G.F. [s.n.] K000741532
s.coll. [s.n.] K000741531

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(1): 235(19) (1869)

Accepted by

  • Banks, R.C. (ed.) (1982). Wildlife and wildlife habitat of American Samoa 2: 1-151. U.S. Fisch and Wildlife services, Washington.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. IRD editions, Paris.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1975). Vascular plants of Aitutaki Atoll Research Bulletin 190: 73-84.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Gardner, R.O. (2011). Trees and shrubs of Niue: an identification guide to the island's indigenous and naturalised woody plants: 1-244. R.O. Gardner, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1989). Flora of Australia 3: 1-219. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Christopherson, E. (1935). Flowering Plants of Samoa Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 128: 1-221.
  • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. IRD editions, Paris.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1975). Vascular plants of Aitutaki Atoll Research Bulletin 190: 73-84.
  • Gardner, R.O. (2011). Trees and shrubs of Niue: an identification guide to the island's indigenous and naturalised woody plants: 1-244. R.O. Gardner, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1989). Flora of Australia 3: 1-219. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
  • Suzuki, M., Taufatofua, P. & Koyama, T. (2007). New records of plants from Tonga Makinoa, n.s., 6: 25-62.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • Whitmore, T.C. (1966). Guide to the forests of the British Solomon islands: 1-208. Oxford University Press.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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