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

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Benkara Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Hairul [FRI 59960], Malaysia K000174117
Jan 1, 2010 Emiza [FRI 54954], Malaysia K000174541

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 85 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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