1. Family: Balanophoraceae Rich.
    1. Genus: Balanophora J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
      1. Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to W. Pacific.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Fiji, India, Jawa, Marianas, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Taiwan, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is.

    Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Buxton, P.A. [1236-1926], Vanuatu 17000.000
    Cribb, P.J., Vanuatu 43856.000
    Hinds, R.B., Vanuatu 29047.203
    Hinds, R.B., Vanuatu 37579.000
    Horne, J., Fiji 37730.000
    Australia 39703.000
    Mar 19, 1969 Wayap [1122], New Caledonia Balanophora forsteri K000674585 syntype

    First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 100 (1776)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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