1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Buddleja Houst. ex L.
      1. Buddleja asiatica Lour.

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

    [FZ]

    Loganiaceae, A. J. M. Leeuwenberg. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Shrub, undershrub or sometimes small tree, 0·80–7 m. high.
    Branches
    Branchlets terete or nearly so, densely stellate–pubescent or –wooly with white, grey or fulvous hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, those in the inflorescence often more or less alternate, shortly petiolate; petiole 2–15 mm. long; blade narrowly to very narrowly elliptic or ovate, 3–8 times as long as wide, 3–30 x 0·5–7 cm., long–acuminate at the apex.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal and/or axillary, thyrsoid, spiciform.
    Flowers
    Pedicels very short, 0·2–2 mm. long; flowers fragrant, crowded or more or less remote, (sub)sessile, in 1–3–(rarely more) flowered cymes; each cyme in the axil of a linear bract.
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, 1·3–4·5 mm. long, outside stellate–pubescent or –tomentose; lobes 0·4–3 times as long as the tube, subequal.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, sometimes pale violet or greenish, with erect lobes 1·3–3 times as long as the calyx and 3–6 mm. long, outside densely or less often sparsely stellate–tomentose; tube nearly cylindrical, 1·4–2·4 x as long as the calyx, 1·7–4 x as long as the lobes, 2·5–4·8 x 1·2–1·5 mm.; lobes orbicular or nearly so, 1–1·7 x 1–1·5 mm., rounded, entire or crenate, spreading.
    Stamens
    Stamens included.
    Ovary
    Ovary glabrous or lepidote.
    Fruits
    Capsule ellipsoid, 3–5 x 1·5–3 x 1·5–3 mm.; valves often tom at the apex.
    Seeds
    Seeds pale brown, reticulate, winged at both ends, 0·8–1 x 0·3–0·4 x 0·2 mm.; grain ellipsoid, apiculate at both ends, 0·3–0·4 x 0·3 x 0·2 mm.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    East Aegean Is.

    Buddleja asiatica Lour. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 15, 2018 Takeuchi, W. et al. [22530], Papua New Guinea K000342178
    Nov 1, 2011 Takeuchi et al. [20112], Papua New Guinea K000734201
    Nov 1, 2011 Crayn et al. [565], Papua New Guinea K000734202
    Jan 1, 1974 Wallich, N. [s.n.], Bangladesh K001096409
    Jan 1, 1974 Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], Bangladesh K001096407 holotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Roxburgh, W. [1208], Bangladesh K001096408
    May 1, 1961 s.coll. [s.n.] K001096419
    Nguyen, V.D. [HNK - 1228 (MB15)], Vietnam 78379.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6401], India Buddleja neemda K001123793
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6401], Nepal Buddleja neemda K001123794
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6401], Malaysia Buddleja neemda K001123803
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6401], India Buddleja neemda K001123804
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123805
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123786
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123787
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123788
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123789
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123790
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123791
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123792
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123795
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123796
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123797
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123798
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123799
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123800
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123801
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123802
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123806
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123807
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6401] Buddleja neemda K001123808

    First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 72 (1790)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.
    • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
    • Santisuk, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (2002). Flora of Thailand 7(4): 655-920. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
    • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.

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