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Knoxia sumatrensis (Retz.) DC., Prodr. 4: 569. 1830.
Spermacoce sumatrensis Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 23. 1786.
Knoxia stricta Gaertn, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 122,t. 5. 1788..
Knoxia corymbosa Willd, Sp. Pl. 1: 582. 1798. nom. Illeg.
Spermacoce teres Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 373. 1820.
Spermacoce exserta Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 374. 1820.
Spermacoce corymbosa Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 98. 1821, non Retz., 1786.
Cuncea trifida Buch. Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 135. 1825.
Knoxia teres (Roxb.) DC., Prodr. 4: 569. 1830.
Knoxia heyneana DC., Prodr. 4: 570. 1830.
Knoxia mollis R. Br. ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 439. 1834, nom. illeg.
Knoxia stricta sensu Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 152. 1859, non Gaertn., 1788.
Spermacoce sumatrensis Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 23. 1786.
Knoxia stricta Gaertn. (Retz.) DC, Fruct. Sem. Pl 1: 122,t. 5. 1788.
Spermacoce teres Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 373. 1820.
Knoxia corymbosa Willd, Sp. Pl. 1: 582. 1798.
var. sumatrensis
Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Punjab.

var. glaberrima R. Bhattacharjee & Deb, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 6: 92. 1985.
Knoxia heyneana   sensu Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 439. 1834, non DC., 1830.
Knoxia heyneana  sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 129. 1880, non DC., 1830.
Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu.

var. hookeriana R. Bhattacharjee & Deb, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 6: 92. 1985.
Knoxia mollis  sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 129. 1880, non R. Br. ex Wight & Arn., 1834..
Knoxia corymbosa   sensu Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 151. 1864, non Willd., 1798.
Knoxia teres  sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 129. 1880, non (Roxb.) DC., 1830.
Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu.

var. linearis (Gamble) R. Bhattacharjee & Deb,, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 6: 93. 1985.
Knoxia linearis  Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1920: 68. 1920.
Tamil Nadu.

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