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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Benkara ovoidea (Pierre ex Pit.) Ridsdale appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kerr, A.F.G. [8422], Thailand K000742844 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [5986], Thailand K000742845 Unknown type material

First published in Reinwardtia 12: 299 (2008)

Accepted by

  • Ridsdale, C.E. (2008). Thorny problems in the Rubiaceae: Benkara, Fagerlindia and Oxyceros Reinwardtia 12: 289-300.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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/
© 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