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

Native to:

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

Oxypetalum capitatum Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2013 Ule, E. [8270], Brazil K000096002
Jul 28, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [8856], Bolivia 60312.000
Jan 1, 2005 Bang, M. [425], Bolivia K000196858 isosyntype
Jan 1, 2005 Weir, J. [s.n.], Brazil K000095934
Jan 1, 2005 Glaziou [17143a], Brazil K000095998
Oct 25, 2003 Fonseca [2122], Brazil K000035397
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [27043], Brazil K000095990
Wood, J.R.I. [17425], Bolivia 71677.000
Blanchet [3438], Brazil K000095996
Wood, J.R.I. [15096], Bolivia 74195.000
Harley, R.M. [10481], Brazil K000095992
Hoehne, F.C. [36550], Brazil K000095993
Glaziou, A. [21753], Brazil K000095995
Wood, J.R.I. [13960], Bolivia 74193.000
Gardner [3330], Brazil K000095997
Harley, R.M. [10343], Brazil K000095991

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. Bras. 1: 50 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Farinaccio, M.A. & Goyder, D. (2016). A synopsis of Oxypetalum (Apocynaceae) in Bolivia, with the description of one new species and a key to species in Bolivia Phytotaxa 267: 16-28.
  • Fontella Pereira, J., Cáceres Moral, S.A. & Britto de Goes, M. (2010). Sinopsis y tipificaciones de los especies del género Oxypetalum R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) en Paraguay Candollea 65: 394-402.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Rapini, A. (2010). Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espiniaço Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 28: 97-123.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Fontella Pereira, J., Cáceres Moral, S.A. & Britto de Goes, M. (2010). Sinopsis y tipificaciones de los especies del género Oxypetalum R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) en Paraguay Candollea 65: 394-402.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Rapini, A. (2010). Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espiniaço Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 28: 97-123.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0