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  1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Prestonia R.Br.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Accepted Species

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Prestonia R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Stannard, B.L. [703], Brazil K000903489 isolectotype
    Ollerton, J. [181], Guyana 64608.000
    Traill, J.W.H. [520], Brazil K000903490

    Bibliography

    First published in Asclepiadeae: 58 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Scatolin do Rio, M.C. & Kinoshita, L.S. (2005). Prestonia (Apocynaceae) no Sul e Suleste do Brasil Hoehnea 32: 233-258.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
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