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Taxon: Osbeckia stellata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don

Genus: Osbeckia
Family: Melastomataceae
Nomen number: 26115
Place of publication: J. Bellenden Ker, Bot. Reg. 8: t. 674. 1822
Name verified on: 12-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-May-2010
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, West Bengal; Nepal
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam


  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [lists as O. stellata Ker Gawler].
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. 1996–. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh. [lists as O. stellata Buch.-Ham. ex Ker Gawler].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Singh, N. P. et al., eds. 2000–. Flora of Manipur.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand. [lists as O. stellata Buch.-Ham. ex Ker Gawler].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [lists as O. stellata Buch.-Ham. ex Ker Gawler].


Check other web resources for Osbeckia stellata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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