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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to W. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Fiji, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Sarcolobus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Asclepiadeae: 23 (1809)

Accepted by

  • Forster, P.I. (1991). A taxonomic revision of Sarcolobus R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae: Marsdenieae) in Australia and Papuasia Austrobaileya 3: 335-360.
  • Rintz, R.E. (1980). A revision of the genus Sarcolobus (Asclepiadaceae) Blumea 26: 65-79.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0