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

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Balanophora J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
29047.204
Lewis, G.P. [GPL 344], Malaysia 40028.000
Lewis, G.P. [GPL 351], Malaysia 40868.000
Lewis, G.P. [GPL 370], Malaysia 40869.000
Boyce, P.C. [1009], Thailand 63240.000
Boyce, P.C. [1034], Thailand 63242.000
van Beusekom, C.F. [3370], Thailand 34823.000
Van Bensekom, C.F. [3493], Thailand 34824.000
Utteridge, T.M.A. [425], Indonesia 64561.000

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 99 (1776)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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