Osbeckia chinensis

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Osbeckia chinensis


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Melastomateae
Genus: Osbeckia
Species: Osbeckia chinensis
Varietates: O. ch. var. chinensis – O. ch. var. procumbens – O. ch. var. pusilla



Osbeckia chinensis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 345(–346). 1753.




Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-tropical
    • Regional: India
      • Andaman Is., Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Taiwan
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Japan, Nansei-shoto
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Jawa, Malaya, Philippines, Thailand
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Northern Territory, Queensland

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



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