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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to E. Tanzania, KwaZulu-Natal, Indian Ocean to Pacific.
Scaevola taccada

Native to:

Aldabra, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marcus I., Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake I., Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia

Extinct in:

Norfolk Is.

Introduced into:

Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Cuba, Florida, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Texas, Windward Is.

Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 26, 2004 Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Australia K000216113
Oct 26, 2004 leg. ign. [s.n.], New Caledonia K000216109
Oct 26, 2004 Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000216448
Oct 26, 2004 Schultz, N. [s.n.], Australia K000216116
Oct 26, 2004 Dallachy [s.n.], Australia K000216111
Oct 26, 2004 Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000216115
Verdcourt, B. [3910], Kenya 26046.000
Hunt, P.F. [2761], Solomon Is. 29879.000
Renvoize, S.A. [1253], Seychelles 6049.029
Renvoize, S.A. [743], Seychelles 7389.000
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112709
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112711
Wallich [1314] K000741869
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1314], Malaysia K001112705
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112710
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112708
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112707
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314] K001112706
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1314], Thailand K001112712
Drummond, R.B. [1059], Kenya Scaevola frutescens 11592.000
Jeffrey, C. [387], Seychelles Scaevola frutescens 23322.000
Faulkner, H. [2681], Tanzania Scaevola frutescens 6643.000
Fitzalan, E. [s.n.], Australia Scaevola koenigii K000216112
Schomburgk, M.R. [s.n.], Australia Scaevola koenigii K000216117
Jan 1, 2010 Romero et al. [PPI 15522], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611646
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 2090], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000661653
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 26487], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000661654
Jan 1, 2010 Romero [PPI 29121], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000661655
Jan 1, 2010 Babon et al. [PPI 18785], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000661656
Jan 1, 2010 Romero [PPI 37582], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000661657
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 2090], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611653
Jan 1, 2010 Gaerlan et al. [PPI 26487], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611654
Jan 1, 2010 Romero [PPI 29121], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611655
Jan 1, 2010 Babon et al. [PPI 18785], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611656
Jan 1, 2010 Romero [PPI 37582], Philippines Scaevola sericea K000611657
Jan 1, 2008 Said [15906], Brunei Scaevola sericea K000512568
Apr 21, 2004 Beaman [11676], Sabah Scaevola sericea K000270003
s.coll. [s.n.], New Caledonia Scaevola sericea K000741975
Forster [s.n.], New Caledonia Scaevola sericea K000741974

First published in Hort. Bengal.: 15 (1814)

Accepted by

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Hallé, N. (1980). Les Orchidees de Tubuai (archipel des Australes, Sud Polynesie), suivies d'un catalogue des plantes a fleurs et fougeres des iles Australes Cahiers de l'Indo-Pacifique 2(3): 69-130.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1960-1972). Flora Malesiana 6: 1-1023. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

Not accepted by

  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions. [Cited as Scaevola sericea.]
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento. [Cited as Scaevola plumieri.]
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18. [Cited as Scaevola sericea.]

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Christopherson, E. (1935). Flowering Plants of Samoa Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 128: 1-221.
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  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
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  • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.
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  • Kress, W.J., 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.
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