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This species is accepted, and its native range is Malesia.
Medinilla speciosa

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Nicobar Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera

Medinilla speciosa Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2009 Whitmore [TCN 3508], Sulawesi K000565900
Jan 1, 1908 Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Jawa K000867154
Jan 1, 1908 Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Jawa K000867155

First published in Flora 14: 515 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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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