Aloysia Paláu

First published in Parte Práct. Bot. 1: 767 (1784)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Subtropical America.


Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Texas, Uruguay, Utah

Introduced into:

Albania, Cuba, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Sardegna, Spain, Venezuela


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • O'Leary, N., Lu-Irving, P., Moroni, P. & Siedo, S. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Aloysia (Verbenaceae, Lantaneae) in South America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 568-609.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2013 Regnell, A.F. [II/201] Brazil K000941971 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000941968 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Burchell, W.J. [6348] Brazil K000941975 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Glaziou, A.F.M. [2118] Brazil K000941946 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Ratter, J.A.; Fonsêca, S.G.; Castro, R.A. [2500] Brazil K000941936 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Burchell [8758] Brazil K000941966 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 s.coll. [185] Brazil K000941951 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Claussen, P. [s.n.] Brazil K000941976 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Gardner [3482] Brazil K000941945 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Saint-Hilaire, A. [s.n.] Brazil K000941950 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000941991 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000941948 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Langsdorff [s.n.] Brazil K000941947 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Glaziou, A.F.M. [11329] Brazil K000941965 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Fox [66] Brazil K000944004 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Gardner, G. [3402] Brazil K000941972 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000941967 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Burchell [5854] Brazil K000941969 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 Fox [67] Brazil K000944006 Yes
Mar 1, 2013 s.coll. [185] Brazil K000941974 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Holm-Nielsen, L. [16684] Ecuador K000248579 No
Jan 1, 2008 Arroyo, L. [3258] Bolivia K000248313 No
Jul 31, 2006 Palacios, W.; Tipaz, G. [10242] Ecuador K000194709 No
Jan 1, 2005 Bourke-Borrowes, D. [24] Brazil K000941957 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Heringer, E.P. [16047] Brazil K000941938 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Sellow, F. [3399] Brazil K000944007 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Groppo, M., Jr; Pirani, J.R.; Marcato, A.C.; Gomes, C.G.; Petacci, F.; Lima, W.T. [535] Brazil K000941932 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Gottsberger, G.; Gottsberger, I.S.; Amaral, A., Jr; Campos, C.J.; Lima, J.M. [909] Brazil K000941931 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Dubs, B. [1843] Brazil K000941935 Yes
Aug 1, 1994 Silva, F.C. [1721] Brazil K000941934 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Ratter, J.A.; Pott, A.; Narciso, S.; Camargo, J. [5092] Brazil K000941989 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Gottsberger, I.S.; Campos, C.J. [365] Brazil K000941944 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Silva, N.T. [57749] Brazil K000941963 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Prance, G.T. [s.n.] Brazil K000941962 Yes
Mar 1, 1964 Pabst, G.F.J. [7038] Brazil K000941961 Yes
Aug 1, 1936 Hoehne, F.C. [s.n.] Brazil K000941960 Yes
Aug 1, 1936 Hoehne [31005] Brazil K000941958 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [7984] Brazil K000941970 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000944033 Yes
Robert, A. [350] Brazil K000944020 Yes
Hieronymus, G.; Niederlein, G. [97] Argentina K000470993 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner [1816] Brazil K000944032 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000944050 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [13472] Brazil K000941994 Yes
Hooker [s.n.] Brazil K000944008 Yes
Gardner [1816] Brazil K000944031 Yes
Heringer, E.P.; Filgueiras, T.S.; Mendonça, R.C.; Pereira, B.A.S.; Salles, A.E.H.; Chagas, F.C. [5563] Brazil K000941988 Yes
Blanchet [s.n.] Brazil K000941940 Yes
Philcox, D.; Ferreira, A. [4479] Brazil K000944047 Yes
Philcox, D.; Ferreira, A. [4019] Brazil K000944045 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000944042 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.] Brazil K000944049 Yes
Lima, A. [53/1244] Brazil K000944044 Yes
Poiteau [s.n.] French Guiana K000944016 Yes
Hoehne, W. [13942] Brazil K000941942 Yes
Harley, R.M.; Renvoize, S.A.; Erskine, C.M.; Brighton, C.A.; Pinheiro, R. [17031] Brazil K000944058 Yes
Schmit, C. [9] Brazil K000941954 Yes
Koscinsky, M. [185] Brazil K000941973 Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Fonsêca, S.G.; Castro, R.A. [2500] Brazil K000941937 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000944046 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000941993 Yes
Burchell [s.n.] Brazil K000944054 Yes
Blanchet [s.n.] K000941952 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.] Brazil K000941964 Yes
Maguire, B.; Pires, J.M.; Maguire, C.K.; Silva, N.T. [57038] Brazil K000941956 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000941992 Yes
Brooks, R.R.; Reeves, R.D.; Baker, A.J.M.; Rizzo, J.A.; Ferreira, H.D. [BRASPEX55] Brazil K000944056 Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Fonseca, S.G.; Fonsêca Filho, J.; Ribeiro, J.F.; Silva, J.C.S. [3657] Brazil K000944059 Yes
Burchell [9145] Brazil K000944013 Yes
Mathews [198] K000944017 Yes
Saltyman [s.n.] Brazil K000944052 Yes
Burchell [9536] Brazil K000944039 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000944037 Yes
Warming [s.n.] Brazil K000944038 Yes
Gillivray, J.M. [288] Brazil K000944036 Yes
Sello [B 492] Brazil K000944026 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [16047] Brazil K000941987 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000944043 Yes
Dusén, P. [s.n.] Brazil K000944019 Yes
Medeiros, H.; Silveira, M. [262] Brazil K000944057 Yes
Sellow, F. [3058] Brazil K000941990 Yes
Gay, J. [s.n.] Brazil K000944015 Yes
s.coll. [166] Brazil K000944018 Yes
Burchell [1055] Brazil K000944055 Yes
Daly, D.C.; Campbell, D.G.; Silva, A.S.; Bahia, R.P.; Santos, M.R.; Bastos, N.C. [D528] Brazil K000941939 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [13067] Brazil K000941949 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Brazil K000944040 Yes
Burchell [4549-2] Brazil K000944012 Yes
Deslandes, J. [32818] Brazil K000944041 Yes
Tweedie [65] Brazil K000944025 Yes
Santos, A.A. [95] Brazil K000941933 Yes
Tweedie, J. [s.n.] Brazil K000944005 Yes
Gardner [99] Brazil K000944029 Yes
s.coll. [166] Brazil K000944021 Yes
Burchell [9145] Brazil K000944011 Yes
Murakami, K.R.N.; Fugiwara, S.M. [s.n.] Brazil K000941930 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9536] Brazil K000944030 Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil K000944003 Yes
Lindeman, J.C.; Haas, J.H. [5446] Brazil K000941955 Yes
Hoehne, W. [3660] Brazil K000941943 Yes
Tweedie, J. [s.n.] Brazil K000944051 Yes
Usteri [156] Brazil K000944023 Yes
Mexia, Y. [5046] Brazil K000941953 Yes
Burchell [8305] Brazil K000944035 Yes
Salzman [s.n.] Brazil K000944053 Yes
Glaziou [11327] Brazil K000944014 Yes
Burchell [8383-29] Brazil K000944024 Yes
Burchell [544] Brazil K000944028 Yes
Agra, M.F.; Rocha, E.A.; Locatelli, E. [1945A] Brazil K000013729 Yes
Dusén, P. [16830] Brazil K000941959 Yes
Tweedie, J. [s.n.] Brazil K000944002 Yes
Burchell [1719] Brazil K000944027 Yes
Hoehne, W. [12406] Brazil K000944048 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000944022 Yes


  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.