Gymnema cuspidatum (Thunb.) Kuntze

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 420 (1891)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. India, Sri Lanka. It is a climbing shrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Walker, G.W. [s.n.], Sri Lanka Gymnema stenolobum K000872815 Unknown type material Yes
Walker, G.W. [1713], Sri Lanka Gymnema stenolobum K000872816 Yes
Walker, G.W. [79], Sri Lanka Gymnema stenolobum K000872814 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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