Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Benkara malabarica (Lam.) Tirveng.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India, Sri Lanka.

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Bangladesh

Benkara malabarica (Lam.) Tirveng. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8267] Gardenia fragrans K001125083 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8267] Gardenia fragrans K001125084 Yes
unknown Posoqueria fragrans K000424591 Unknown type material Yes
unknown Posoqueria fragrans K000424592 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Posoqueria fragrans K001194377 Yes

First published in Taxon 32: 440 (1983)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Ridsdale, C.E. (2008). Thorny problems in the Rubiaceae: Benkara, Fagerlindia and Oxyceros Reinwardtia 12: 289-300.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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