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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Fiji

Lobelia zeylanica L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2011 Mohtar, A. et al. [S.51483], Sarawak K000639809
Jan 1, 2011 Stone et al. [9842], Philippines K000639818
Jan 1, 2011 Wallich [s.n.], Nepal K000781059
Jan 1, 2011 Silva, F. de [1311] K000781058
Dec 1, 1959 Elmer, A.D.E. [11591a], Philippines K000781044
Dec 1, 1959 Hellwig, F. [630], Papua New Guinea K000781043 Unknown type material
Lobb, T. [s.n.] K000781057
s.coll. [329], Jawa K000781046
s.coll. [s.n.], Jawa K000781047
[illegible] [7983] K000781061
Wallich [1311] K000781060
s.coll. [728], Indonesia K000959612

First published in Sp. Pl.: 932 (1753)

Accepted by

  • De Wilde, W.J.J.O. & Duyfjes, B.E.E. (2012). The lesser-sized Lobelias from Asia and Malesia Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 40: 38-56.
  • Lammers, T.G. (2007). World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae: 1-675. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Santisuk, T. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2014). Flora of Thailand 11(4): 499-666. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Singh, R.K. & Diwakar, P.G. (2010). The genus Lobelia L. (Lobeliaceae) in India Indian Journal of Forestry 33: 625-634.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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