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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. to Tropical America.
Melanthera nivea

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2600 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Alabama, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Illinois

Melanthera nivea (L.) Small appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2015 Wright, C. [3608], Cuba K001097445 isolectotype
Feb 1, 2015 Eggers, Baron [253], Puerto Rico K000819520
Feb 1, 2015 Wright, C. [3609], Cuba K000819519 isosyntype
Oct 1, 2008 Schomburgk [24] K000373253 syntype
Oct 1, 2008 Nash, G.V. [1141], Florida K001065815 isotype
Oct 1, 2008 Northrop [58], Bahamas K000373250 isolectotype
Oct 1, 2008 Tate, R. [22], Nicaragua K000373248
Oct 1, 2008 Curtiss, A.H. [1415], Florida K001065816 isotype
Oct 1, 2008 Rugel, F. [24], Cuba K000373252 isosyntype
Oct 1, 2008 Kuntze, O. [336], Panama K000373249
Oct 1, 2008 Turckheim, H. von [3199] K000373255 isolectotype
Oct 1, 2008 Kerber, E. [44], Veracruz K000497378 isotype
Oct 1, 2008 Kuntze, O. [1834], Panama K000373247 isotype
Oct 1, 2008 Curtiss, A.H. [597], Cuba K000373251 isotype
Frierichsthal [s.n.], Guatemala K000373254
Lleras, E. [17365], Brazil K001030815
Prance, G.T. [16768], Brazil K001030816
Krukoff, B.A. [8049], Brazil K001030817
Oersted, A.S. [121], Costa Rica Melanthera lanceolata K000497380
Oersted, A.S. [120], Costa Rica Melanthera lanceolata K000497379
Seemann [254], Panama Melanthera microphylla K000497376
Combs, R. [385], Cuba Melanthera confusa K000497377
Mexico Melanthera hastata K000497381

First published in Fl. S.E. U.S.: 1251, 1340 (1903)

Accepted by

  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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