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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) to Uruguay.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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
Jan 1, 2005 Farinaccio, M.A. [727], Brazil K000996069
Jul 4, 2001 Sellow [663], Brazil K000096096
4023.000
5360.000
Hooker [s.n.] K000096097 lectotype

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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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