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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Malesia to Papuasia and N. Queensland.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi

Scaevola oppositifolia Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Madulid et al. [PPI 9682], Philippines K000611650
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 19923], Philippines K000611649
Jan 1, 2010 Mandia [440], Philippines K000611651
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 10802], Philippines K000661652
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 10802], Philippines K000611652
Jan 1, 2008 Sands [481], Sulawesi K000512570
Oct 1, 1956 s.coll. [s.n.] K000741866
Oct 1, 1956 Forbes, H.O. [952], New Guinea K000741964 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 1956 Merrill [5324], Philippines K000741966 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 1956 Hollrung [232], New Guinea K000741965 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 1956 Koorders, S.H. [18380], Sulawesi K000741868
Oct 1, 1956 Everett, A.H. [58], Sulawesi K000741867 Unknown type material

First published in Fl. Ind. 2: 148 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1955-1958). Flora Malesiana 5: 1-595. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1955-1958). Flora Malesiana 5: 1-595. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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