1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Tricarpelema J.K.Morton
      1. Tricarpelema giganteum (Hassk.) H.Hara

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to Assam.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, East Himalaya

    Tricarpelema giganteum (Hassk.) H.Hara appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 21, 1975 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000854143 isotype
    Apr 21, 1975 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000854144 isotype
    Apr 21, 1975 Griffith, W. [5491], Indian Subcontinent K000854145 lectotype
    Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000854142 isotype

    First published in Bull. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo 2: 160 (1971)

    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.
    • Faden, R.B. (2007). New species of Tricarpelema (Commelinaceae) from Africa and Asia, including the first record of the genus from Africa and a synopsis of the genus Novon 17: 160-171.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Dictyospermum giganteum.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Faden, R.B. (2007). New species of Tricarpelema (Commelinaceae) from Africa and Asia, including the first record of the genus from Africa and a synopsis of the genus Novon 17: 160-171.

    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/
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    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