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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, S. Arabian Peninsula, Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
Rungia latior

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zaïre

Rungia Nees appears in other Kew resources:

First published in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 77 (1832)

Not accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Justicia.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 5: 252.

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