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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Oxypetalum erectum Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2005 Riedel [1363b], Brazil K000095939
Jan 1, 2005 Claussen, Minas Gerais K000095940
Jan 1, 2005 Claussen, Minas Gerais K000095965
Jan 1, 2005 Irwin, H.S. [25536], Brazil K000095951
Oct 25, 2003 Fonseca [2209], Brazil K000035398
Apr 1, 2003 Pirani, J.R. [4602], Brazil K000996045
Jan 1, 2001 Atkins, S. [CFCR 13904], Brazil K000095952
Jan 1, 1999 Rapini, A. [316], Brazil K000095948
May 1, 1997 Santos, E.P. [237], Brazil K000095946
Oct 1, 1988 Kawasaki, M.L. [CFCR6639], Brazil K000095953 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1926 Dúsen, P. [7387], Brazil K000095947
Clausen, Minas Gerais K000095949
Claussen, Minas Gerais K000095941
Claussen, P. [128], Minas Gerais K000095955 isotype
Saint-Hilaire, Brazil K000095964
Krapovickas, A. [41946], Brazil K000095944
Claussen, P. [123], Brazil K000095954
Krapovickas, A. [42040], Brazil K000095945
Smith, L.B. [14402], Brazil K000095943
Glaziou, A.F.M. [15237], Brazil K000095950

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. Bras. 1: 50 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Farinaccio, M.A. & Goyder, D. (2016). A synopsis of Oxypetalum (Apocynaceae) in Bolivia, with the description of one new species and a key to species in Bolivia Phytotaxa 267: 16-28.
  • Rapini, A. (2010). Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espiniaço Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 28: 97-123.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Rapini, A. (2010). Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espiniaço Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 28: 97-123.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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