1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Mikania Willd.
      1. Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L.Rob.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Old World.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A scrambling herb
    Leaves
    Rather small divided leaves
    Bracts
    Involucres green
    Florets
    Florets white with purple styles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L.Rob. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Moore, Alison [AM 79], Sumatera K000576185
    Dawkins, H.C. [351], Uganda 12306.000
    Dawkins, H.C. [780], Uganda 4756.000
    Ash [1056], Ethiopia 35527.000
    Morton, J.K. [894], Cameroon K000051873
    Jan 1, 1974 Rowland [s.n.], Nigeria Mikania carteri K000273400
    Okafor, J. [35871], Nigeria Mikania carteri 3361.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3174], Malaysia Mikania volubilis K001118684
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3174], Myanmar Mikania volubilis K001118685

    First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 104: 65 (1934)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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