Gelsemium elegans

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Gelsemium elegans
Gelsemium elegans


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Gelsemiaceae
Genus: Gelsemium
Species: Gelsemium elegans


Gelsemium elegans (Gardner) & (Champ.) Benth., 1857


  • Gelsemium sumatranum (Blume) Boerl.
  • Leptopteris sumatrana Blume
  • Medicia elegans Gardner & Champ.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Assam
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Taiwan
  • Continental: Asia-Tropicalasia
    • Regional: Southeastern US
      • Borneo, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

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


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Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page
  • Kress, W.J.E., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. 2003. A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States. National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution. Reference page


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