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  1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Spermacoce L.
      1. Spermacoce articularis L.f.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Madagascar, Mauritius, Northern Territory, Queensland, Tanzania

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Spermacoce articularis L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Philcox, D. [3848], Brazil K001060092
    Griffith, W. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia K000975663
    Wallich, N. [827], India K000031831 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [827], India K000772211 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [826], Singapore K000975662 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [829], Malaysia K000975665 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [829], Peninsular Malaysia K000975664
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 827], Myanmar K001110005
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 827], India K001110006
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111989
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824] Spermacoce scabra K001111986
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111987
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824] Spermacoce scabra K001111988
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111990
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111991
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111992
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824], India Spermacoce scabra K001111993
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 824] Spermacoce scabra K001111994
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 826], Singapore Spermacoce longicaulis K001110002
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 826], India Spermacoce longicaulis K001110003
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 826], Myanmar Spermacoce longicaulis K001110004

    Bibliography

    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 119 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Harwood, R. & Dessein, S. (2005). Australian Spermacoce (Rubiaceae: Spermacoceae). I. Northern Territory Australian Systematic Botany 18: 297-365.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

    Not accepted by

    • Middleton, J.D. (ed.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 13: 1-654. Singapore Botanic Gardens. [Cited as Spermacoce hispida.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.
    • Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. in Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, R. C. (1965). Flora of Java 2: 1-641. N.V.P. Noordhoff, Groningen, The Netherlands.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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