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Taxon: Mussaenda philippica A. Rich.

 
Genus: Mussaenda
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Mussaendeae
Nomen number: 24780
Place of publication: Mém. Rubiac. 165. 1830 (Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 5:245. 1834)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines


References:

  1. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  2. Jayaweera, D. M. A. 1964. The rubiaceous genus Mussaenda: the species of the Philippine Islands J. Arnold Arbor. 45:128.
  3. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  4. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)

Check other web resources for Mussaenda philippica A. Rich. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24780. Accessed 14 December 2018.