Adenostemma viscosum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

First published in Char. Gen. Pl., ed. 2: 90 (1776)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World. It is an annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and social uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., South China Sea, Sudan, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Colombia, Ecuador, Galápagos, Nicaragua

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Gardner, R. (2021). The native vascular plants of Niue, SW Pacific. Journal, Auckland Botanical Society 76: 82-87.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Mao, A.A., Odyuo, N., Verma, D. & Singh, P. (2017). Checklist of Flora of Nagaland: 1-196. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
  • Whistler, A. (2018). Flora of Tokelau: 1-126. Isle Botanica, Honolulu.
  • Whistler, W.A. (2022). Flora of Samoa Flowering Plants: 1-930. National Tropical Botanicl Garden. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi. [Cited as Adenostemma lavenia.]

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • 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.
  • Gardner, R. (2021). The native vascular plants of Niue, SW Pacific. Journal, Auckland Botanical Society 76: 82-87.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Mao, A.A., Odyuo, N., Verma, D. & Singh, P. (2017). Checklist of Flora of Nagaland: 1-196. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
  • Whistler, A. (2018). Flora of Tokelau: 1-126. Isle Botanica, Honolulu.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • Cámara-Leret, R., & Dennehy, Z. (2019). Information gaps in indigenous and local knowledge for science-policy assessments. Nature Sustainability 2:736-741.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Mascar. 109: 231 (1993).
  • DC., Prodr. 5: 112 (1836).
  • J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 90, t. 45 (1776).
  • O. Hoffm. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C.: 406 (1895).
  • Oliv. & Hiern, Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 299 (1877).
  • Retief & Herman, Pl. Northern Provs of S.A.: 290 (1997).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 22, 2022 Tchiengue, B.; Horwath, A.; Oben, B.; Ekwoge Enang; Prenner, G. [2500] Cameroon K001310633 Yes
Dec 1, 2010 Tadjouteu, F. [604] Cameroon K000199829 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Argent, G., et al. [1059] Malaysia K000575479 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Beaman, J.H. [11315] Malaysia K000575480 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Lowry, P.P.; Schatz, G.E.; Be, J.R. [6169] Madagascar K000191284 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Luke et al. [10397] Tanzania K000450223 Yes
Nov 1, 2000 Onana, J.-M. [610] Cameroon K000746937 Yes
Strachey, R.; Winterbottom, J.E. [3] India K000009770 Unknown Type Material Yes
Griffith [1000] Burma K002873201 No
Meurillon, A. [CNAD 574] Cameroon K000051818 Yes
Walker [303] Sri Lanka K001079960 Type Yes
Wight R. [1400] India K001079954 Unknown Type Material Yes
Forster, J.R.; Forster, G. [s.n.] K000009772 Type Yes
Walker [s.n.] Sri Lanka K002873237 No
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000273392 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight R.; Savoy, W.G. [3218] India K001079959 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [3220] India K001079958 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight R. [s.n.] India K001079955 Unknown Type Material Yes
Roxburgh [s.n.] India K000009774 Type No
Forster, J.R.; Forster, G. [s.n.] K000009771 Type Yes
Randriamampionona, B. [714] Madagascar K000662257 Yes
Wright C. [1401] India K000009775 Type Yes
Wright C. [1401] India K000009777 Type Yes
Maitland, T.D. [225] Cameroon K000051819 Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000273393 Unknown Type Material Yes
Roxburgh [s.n.] India K000009773 Type Yes
Wright C. [1401] India K000009776 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3220] Burma Lavenia alba K001118843 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3220] Burma Lavenia alba K001118845 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3220] Lavenia alba K001118844 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3220] Lavenia alba K001118842 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3222] India Lavenia viscida K001118846 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3222] Lavenia viscida K001118847 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3219] Nepal Lavenia carnosa K001118840 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3219] Nepal Lavenia carnosa K001118841 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wrigley, T.C.; Melville, F.A. [210] Adenostemma perrottetii K000764124 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3218] Lavenia erecta K001118834 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] India Lavenia erecta K001118832 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] India Lavenia erecta K001118833 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] Lavenia erecta K001118838 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 3218] Burma Lavenia erecta K001118839 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] India Lavenia erecta K001118835 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3218] Malaysia Lavenia erecta K001118831 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] Lavenia erecta K001118837 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3218] India Lavenia erecta K001118836 Unknown Type Material Yes

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