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Taxon: Plumbago zeylanica L.

Genus: Plumbago
Family: Plumbaginaceae subfamily: Plumbaginoideae.
Nomen number: 28879
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:151. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 19-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Mar-1996
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou [s.], Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [n.e.], Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range in paleotropics obscure

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925–1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):412 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):412.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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