Heterostemma alatum Wight & Arn.

First published in Contr. Bot. India: 42 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar. It is a climber and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, West Himalaya

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R., Rai, S.K. & Chhetri, R. (2022). A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 4: 1-522. Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jagtap, A.P. & Singh, N.P. (1999). Fascicles of Flora of India 24: 1-332. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 19, 2015 E.J.C. [Wall. cat. 8180] Nepal K001045827 Type Yes
Feb 25, 1999 Nuttall, T. [s.n.] Nepal K000895032 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8180] Nepal K000974160 Unknown Type Material Yes

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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

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