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

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Leeward Is., Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Cuba, Gulf of Guinea Is.

Epaltes brasiliensis (Link) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2653], Piauí K000054324
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [6049], Maranhão K000054322
Nov 1, 1998 Costa Neto, E.M. [9], Bahia K000053128
Jul 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3380], Bahia K000053129
Gardner, G. [6046], Maranhão K000054323
Gardner, G. [2653], Piauí K000054325
King, R.M. [8684], Bahia K000053130
Salzmann, P. [33], Bahia K000053131 isotype
Eiten, G. [4699], Brazil K001103517
Campbell, D.G. [P/20864], Brazil K001103515
Salzmann, P. [33], Bahia K000053132 isotype
Pruski, J. [3501], Brazil K001103514
Riedel [566], Brazil K001103518
Froes, R. [1756], Brazil K001103516

First published in Prodr. 5: 461 (1836)

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
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