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  1. Family: Polygalaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Polygala Tourn. ex L.
      1. Polygala appendiculata Vell.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Texas, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Polygala appendiculata Vell. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2009 Glaziou, A.F.M. [12431], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K000555733 isotype
    Aug 1, 2009 Tweedie, J. [s.n.], Uruguay Polygala leptocaulis K001133724
    Feb 1, 1999 Spruce, R. [6397], Ecuador Polygala leptocaulis K000590924 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1999 Pringle, C.G. [11381], Morelos Polygala leptocaulis K000478529
    Drummond [28], Texas Polygala leptocaulis K000592272
    Drummond [28], Texas Polygala leptocaulis K000592273
    Lindeman, J.C. [2616], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133719
    Salzmann [s.n.], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133727
    Baron, R. [4548], Madagascar Polygala leptocaulis K000231670 Unknown type material
    Baron, R. [4598], Madagascar Polygala leptocaulis K000231671
    Baron, R. [4590], Madagascar Polygala leptocaulis K000231672 Unknown type material
    King [s.n.], Uruguay Polygala leptocaulis K001133722
    Fox [64], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133726
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133721
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133720
    Rambo, B. [46154], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133728
    Purdie [s.n.], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133723
    Glaziou, A. [20662], Brazil Polygala leptocaulis K001133725
    Sep 1, 2009 Burchell, W.J. [8560], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133518
    May 1, 2008 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Polygala gracilis K000858619
    May 1, 2008 Warming, J.E.B. [s.n.], Minas Gerais Polygala gracilis K000858618 isotype
    Hunt, D.R. [6196], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133516
    Hunt, D.R. [5929], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133521
    Philcox, D. [3949], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133520
    Philcox, D. [4547], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133522
    Ratter, J.A. [934], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133515
    Gifford, D.R. [133], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133512
    Rodrigues, W.A. [s.n.], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133513
    Gardner [3015], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133519
    Burchell [7709], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133514
    Malme, A. [s.n.], Brazil Polygala gracilis K001133517

    Bibliography

    First published in Fl. Flumin.: 292 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • (2005-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

    Not accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. [Cited as Polygala tenella.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
    • Lüdtke, R. & al. (2013). O Gênero Polygala L. (Polygalaceae) na região Sul do Brasil Hoehnea 40: 1-50.
    • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • (2005-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
    • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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