Gymnema latifolium Wall. ex Wight

First published in Contr. Bot. India: 45 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India to S. China and and Indo-China. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ahmed, Z.U. & al. (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 6: 1-408. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Kumar, A. & Venu, P. (2019). Seven new additions to the Flora of West Bengal from Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary, Alipurduar. Indian Journal of Forestry 42: 219-223.
  • Meve, U. & Alejandro, .J. (2013). Taxonomy of the Asian Gymnema latifolium (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Marsdenieae), including lectotypification of the synonymous G. khandalense. Willdenowia 43: 81-86.
  • 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.
  • Trần, T.B. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 15: 1-482. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Meve, U. & Alejandro, .J. (2013). Taxonomy of the Asian Gymnema latifolium (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Marsdenieae), including lectotypification of the synonymous G. khandalense. Willdenowia 43: 81-86.
  • Trần, T.B. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 15: 1-482. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wight, R. [144] Burma K000872840 Syntype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8188] Burma K001129188 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [8188] Burma K000872841 Syntype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8188] Burma K001129187 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8188] K001129186 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight, R. [68] Bangladesh K000872839 Type Yes
Santapan [5797] India Gymnema khandalense K000545988 Unknown Type Material Yes
Santapan [5435] India Gymnema khandalense K000545987 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0