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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Brazil to Argentina (Misiones).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Oxypetalum wightianum Hook. & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Farinaccio, M.A. [615], Brazil K000996043
Jul 11, 2001 Webster, G.L. [25398], Brazil K000096207
Jul 6, 2001 Tweedie [227], Brazil K000096217 holotype
Jul 6, 2001 Tweedie, Brazil K000096216
Jul 6, 2001 Miers, J. [4052], Brazil K000096219
Jul 5, 2001 Miers, J. [4053], Brazil K000096218
Jun 26, 2001 Gardner [5813], Brazil K000096214
Jun 26, 2001 Gardner [5813], Brazil K000096212
Jun 26, 2001 Burchell [4753], Brazil K000096215
Jun 26, 2001 Mueller, F. [s.n.], Brazil K000096213
Jan 1, 1999 Rapini, A. [705], Brazil K000096205
Jan 1, 1996 Hoehne, W. [13758], Brazil K000096206
Jan 1, 1926 Jonsson, G. [1157a], Brazil K000096211
Fox [20], Brazil K000096210
Fox [20], Brazil K000096208
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K000096209

First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 1: 288 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Farinaccio, M.A. & Keller, H.A. (2014). Novelties in Oxypetalum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) for the Argentine flora Phytotaxa 184: 109-114.
  • 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.
  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2012). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.
  • Rapini, A. (2010). Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espiniaço Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 28: 97-123.
  • 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

  • Farinaccio, M.A. & Keller, H.A. (2014). Novelties in Oxypetalum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) for the Argentine flora Phytotaxa 184: 109-114.
  • 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.
  • 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0