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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to NW. Peru.

[KBu]

Wood, J.R.I. Stenostephanus (Acanthaceae) in Peru. Kew Bulletin 74: 64 doi:10.1007/s12225-019-9843-0

Distribution
Relatively common in Ecuador (Wasshausen 2013), extending into the extreme north of Peru.
Ecology
Cloud forest at altitudes of 2300 – 2750 m.
Morphology General Habit
Nearly glabrous perennial herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes 3 – 4 mm, linear, acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 1.5 – 1.8 cm long, red, suburceolate with short subequal lobes c. 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a very lax, diffuse thyrse 5 – 30 × 15 cm, the branches with scattered stalked glands but otherwise glabrous
Note
Stenostephanus jamesonii is morphologically very close to S. charitopes (Leonard) J.R.I.Wood from Colombia.
Type
Ecuador, West of Pichincha, W. Jameson 8 (holotype E00259188, isotypes BM, G, NY, P, W).

Native to:

Ecuador, Peru

Stenostephanus jamesonii (Wassh.) Wassh. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 953 (1999)

Accepted by

  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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 Bulletin
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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