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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Aphelandra hirta (Klotzsch) Wassh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 1972 Sellow [1173], Brazil K000534438 syntype
Glaziou, A. [15293], Brazil K001032925
Fraga, C.N. [1738], Brazil K001032926

First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 18: 107 (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