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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to Philippines.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2016 Drummond, R.B. [3836], Kenya K000234075 holotype
Jan 1, 2016 Drummond, R.B. [3836], Kenya K000234074 holotype
Mar 1, 2011 Middleton, D.J. et al. [1016], Thailand K000577218
Jan 1, 1999 Horsfield. T. [s.n.], Jawa K000910018
Jan 1, 1999 Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Jawa K000910019
Jan 1, 1999 Sampson, G.T. [10576], Guangdong K000872710 isotype
Sampson, G.T. [10576], Guangdong K000872709
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1639], India Cryptolepis elegans K001113671
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1639] Cryptolepis elegans K001113670
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1639] Cryptolepis elegans K001113672

First published in Philipp. J. Sci. 15: 254 (1919)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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