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

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Melanthera latifolia (Gardner) Cabrera appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2002 França, F. [2293], Bahia K000054853
Sep 1, 2001 França, F. [1733], Bahia K000053073
Sep 1, 2001 França, F. [1733], Bahia K000053072
Dec 1, 1995 Alcoforado Filho, F.G. [491], Piauí K000054431
Dec 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [416], Piauí K000054432
Britto, K.B. [23], Bahia K000053530
King, R.M. [8002], Bahia K000053532
Santos, E. [2255], Bahia K000053533
Collares, J.E.R. [191], Ceará K000054433
Bolland, G. [30], Ceará K000054434
Gardner, G. [1728], Ceará K000054435 syntype
Gardner, G. [1728], Ceará K000054436 syntype
Souza, V.C. [26710], Brazil K001031872
Gardner, G. [3848], Goiás K000895351 syntype
Gardner, G. [3848], Goiás K000895350 syntype
Gardner, G. [3848], Goiás K000895349 Unknown type material
King, R.M. [8697], Bahia K000053531
Gardner, G. [1729], Ceará K000054430 Unknown type material
Gardner, G. [1729], Ceará K000054437 Unknown type material
Gardner, G. [3848], Goiás K000895348 Unknown type material
Trail, J.W.H. [486], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030808
Almeida, C. [1043], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030813
Sellow [2459], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030814
Figueiredo, M.A. [622], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030809
Dubs, B. [2114], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030810
Lindeman, J.C. [3289], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030811
Glaziou [10984], Brazil Echinocephalum latifolia K001030812

First published in Darwiniana 16: 411 (1970)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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