Beaumontia grandiflora

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Beaumontia grandiflora


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Apocyneae
Subtribus: Beaumontiinae
Genus: Beaumontia
Species: Beaumontia grandiflora


Beaumontia grandiflora Wall., Tent. Fl. Nep. 15. t. 7 (1824).


  • Homotypic
    • Echites grandiflorus Roxb., Hort. Bengal. 20 (1814). nom. inval.
    • Echites grandiflorus (Wall.) Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. 2: 14 (1832).
  • Heterotypic
    • Beaumontia longifolia Lodd. ex G.Don in J.C.Loudon, Hort. Brit.: 67 (1830).
    • Beaumontia longiflora Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 660 (1882), pro syn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
      • China (Guangxi, S-Yunnan), Bangladesh, India (C- to E-Himalaya, Darjeeling, E-, NE- & peninsular India, Assam), Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Yangon), Assam

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Wallich, N., 1824- Tentamen Florae Napalensis Illustratae Consisting of Botanical Descriptions and Lithographic Figures of Select Nipal Plants. Calcutta and Serampore 1: 15, t. 7 (1824)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Easter Lily Vine
suomi: Suppiloköynnös
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