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

Native to:

Cambodia, Laos, Malaya, Thailand, Vietnam

Benkara armigera (K.Schum.) Ridsdale appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kloss, C.B. [s.n.], Thailand K000742849 isotype
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000742851 syntype

First published in Reinwardtia 12: 298 (2008)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Toyama, H. & al. (2013). Inventory of the woody flora in Permanent plats of Kampong Thom and Kompong Chhnang provinces, Cambodia Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 64: 45-105.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chamchumroon, V. & Puff, C. (2003). The Rubiaceae of Ko Chang, south-eastern Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 31: 13-26.
  • Ridsdale, C.E. (2008). Thorny problems in the Rubiaceae: Benkara, Fagerlindia and Oxyceros Reinwardtia 12: 289-300.

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