Oxypetalum coeruleum (D.Don ex Sweet) Decne.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) to Uruguay.

[FTEA]

Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

Morphology General Habit
Woody herb or small straggling shrub with very characteristic blue flowers.
Note
Native to Argentina.

Native to:

Brazil South, Uruguay

Introduced into:

New South Wales, Queensland

Oxypetalum coeruleum (D.Don ex Sweet) Decne. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2005 Farinaccio, M.A. [727], Brazil K000996069 Yes
Jul 4, 2001 Sellow [663], Brazil K000096096 Yes
4023.000 No
5360.000 No
Hooker [s.n.] K000096097 lectotype Yes

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 585 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996). Flora of Australia 28: 1-335. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996). Flora of Australia 28: 1-335. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • 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.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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