Genus:
Gymnema R.Br.

Gymnema latifolium Wall. ex Wight

This species is accepted, and its native range is India to S. China and to Indo-China.

Native to:

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

Gymnema latifolium Wall. ex Wight appears in other Kew resources:

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

First published in Contr. Bot. India: 45 (1834)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

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.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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