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

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Paraguay, Uruguay

Oxypetalum macrolepis (Hook. & Arn.) Decne. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 3, 2001 Fox [24], Brazil K000096135
Fox [24], Brazil K000096136

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

Accepted by

  • Fontella Pereira, J., Cáceres Moral, S.A. & Britto de Goes, M. (2010). Sinopsis y tipificaciones de los especies del género Oxypetalum R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) en Paraguay Candollea 65: 394-402.
  • 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

  • Fontella Pereira, J., Cáceres Moral, S.A. & Britto de Goes, M. (2010). Sinopsis y tipificaciones de los especies del género Oxypetalum R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) en Paraguay Candollea 65: 394-402.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 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 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