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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Cryptolepis buchananii R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1999 Röttler, J.P. [s.n.], India K000872715 holotype
Jan 1, 1999 Balansa, B. [2073], Vietnam K000910020
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [1640] K000872713 isotype
Dec 1, 1991 Roxburgh, W. [604], Bangladesh K000872712 Unknown type material
Boyce, P.C. [856], Vietnam 71662.000
Jenkins, F. [263], Assam K000872711
Röttler, J.P. [s.n.], India K000872714
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1640], Nepal Cryptolepis reticulata K001113673
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640] Cryptolepis reticulata K001113676
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640] Cryptolepis reticulata K001113677
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1640], India Cryptolepis reticulata K001113674
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640], India Cryptolepis reticulata K001113680
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640] Cryptolepis reticulata K001113678
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640] Cryptolepis reticulata K001113682
Royle, J.F. [Cat. no. 1640], India Cryptolepis reticulata K001113675
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640], India Cryptolepis reticulata K001113681
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1640], India Cryptolepis reticulata K001113679

First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 4: 409 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cryptolepis dubia.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Ali, S.I. (1983). Flora of Pakistan 150: 1-65. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • 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.

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