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

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Aphelandra colorata (Vell.) Wassh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1972 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534442 syntype
Zappi, D.C. [317], Brazil K001032945
Spruce [6214], Brazil K001032944
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001032943

First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 18: 103 (1975)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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 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