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  1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Heterocentron Hook. & Arn.
      1. Heterocentron elegans Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Honduras.

    [CPLC]

    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

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2600 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast

    Introduced into:

    Colombia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Heterocentron elegans Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1972 Linden, J. [606], Veracruz K000530752
    Jan 1, 1972 Galeotti, H.G. [2914], Veracruz K000530751 isotype
    Schizocentron elegans 32644.000
    Schizocentron elegans 34778.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 247 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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