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

[KBu]

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

Distribution
In southern Ecuador and the northern half of Peru
Ecology
Lowland rainforest between 750 and 1200 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herbaceous perennial
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes lanceolate-deltoid, finely acuminate, glabrous, 2 – 3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pale lilac, glabrous, the tube slender, c. 6 – 7 mm long, lobes 2.5 – 3.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of pedunculate spikes 5 – 15 cm long, the flowers sessile in verticillasters along the rhachis

Native to:

Peru

Stenostephanus sprucei (Lindau) Wassh. & J.R.I.Wood appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 17, 2000 Spruce, R. [4371], Peru K000202078 isotype

First published in Harvard Pap. Bot. 6: 449 (2001)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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 Bulletin
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