1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Murdannia Royle
      1. Murdannia spirata (L.) G.Brückn.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Florida, Samoa

    Murdannia spirata (L.) G.Brückn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Forsyth [s.n.], India K000854091
    Wallich, N. [5221], India K000854092
    s.coll. [s.n.], China K000854025
    Dalzel, N.A. [s.n.], India K000309019
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5211] Aneilema spiratum K001120142
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211] Aneilema spiratum K001120143
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211] Aneilema spiratum K001120144
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211], India Aneilema spiratum K001120145
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211], India Aneilema spiratum K001120146
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211], India Aneilema spiratum K001120147
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5211] Aneilema spiratum K001120148

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 15a: 173 (1930)

    Accepted by

    • Acharya, J., Banerjee, D. & Mukherjee, A. (2009). A contribution to the study of Commelinaceae R.Br. in Darjeeling - Sikkim Himalayas Pleione 3(1): 18-27.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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