Psychotria leiocarpa Cham. & Schltdl.

First published in Linnaea 4: 22 (1829)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil to NE. Argentina. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.


Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay


Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list. Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
  • Delprete, P.G. (2010). Rubiaceae. Flora dos estados de Goiás e Tocantins 40: 1-1610. Universidade Federal de Goiás.
  • Delprete, P.G., Smith, L.B., Klein, R.M. (2005). Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 2: 349-842. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Atají, Brasil.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Marques de Paiva, A. & Lopes, R.C. (2013). Rubiaceae na área de proteção ambiental palares, Paty do Alferes, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Pesquisas: Botanica 64: 39-64.
  • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
  • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles. Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2011 Fraga, C.N. et al. [2477], Brazil K000771206 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Kollmann, L. et al. [8708], Brazil K000771285 Yes
Nov 23, 2010 Sellow [Sello] [s.n.], Brazil K000174318 Yes
Nov 1, 2010 Handro, O. [1157], Brazil K001197591 Yes
May 1, 2001 Celi, F.S. [506], Brazil K001199046 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Thomas, W. et al. [11847], Brazil K000265193 Yes
Sep 1, 1998 Miers [2751], Brazil K000015523 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Felix, L.P. [4672], Ceará K000015519 Yes
Miers [4121], Brazil K000015522 Yes
Sellow [113], Brazil K000016502 Yes
Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000174314 Yes
Miers [3106], Brazil K001199009 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [3949], Brazil K001199010 Yes
Assis, L.C.S. [990], Brazil K001199012 Yes
Krieger, P.L. [11222], Brazil K001199013 Yes
Barreto, K.D. [448], Brazil K001199029 Yes
Nadruz, M. [1855], Brazil K001199037 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [260], Brazil K001199045 Yes
Toledo, C.B. [54], Brazil K001199050 Yes
Mueller, F. [127], Brazil K001197572 Yes
Miers, J. [3106], Brazil K001197580 Yes
Whitford, H.N. [s.n.], Brazil K001197582 Yes
Cunningham [s.n.], Brazil K001197584 Yes
Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001197590 Yes
Ball, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001197592 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001197595 Yes
Carauta, P. [126], Brazil K001197601 Yes
Xavier, R.D.C. [32], Brazil K001197604 Yes
Seele, C.C.S. [601], Brazil K001197608 Yes
Assis, M.A. [1755], Brazil K001197609 Yes
Zappi, D. [430], Brazil K001197610 Yes
Gardner [5491], Brazil K001197577 Yes
Custodio Filho, A. [495], Brazil K001199006 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [263], Brazil K001199034 Yes
Plowman, T. [2856], Brazil K001199014 Yes
Gomes, M. [384], Brazil K001199005 Yes
Burchell [2483], Brazil K001197585 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [203], Brazil K001199044 Yes
Eiten, G. [8065], Brazil K001199018 Yes
Carauta, J.P.P. [162], Brazil K001197602 Yes
Martinelli, G. [10250], Brazil K001199023 Yes
Handro, O. [2196], Brazil K001199003 Yes
Ehrendorfer, F. [73916-40.03], Brazil K001199024 Yes
Ehrendorfer, F. [73916-40.04], Brazil K001199026 Yes
Delprete, P. [7041], Brazil K001197603 Yes
Burchell [1145], Brazil K001197593 Yes
Burchell [3], Brazil K001197596 Yes
Martins, H.F. [175], Brazil K001197600 Yes
Sobrinho, J.G.C. [55], Brazil K001199001 Yes
Souza, V.C. [4807], Brazil K001199043 Yes
Lucas, E.J. [599], Brazil K001199038 Yes
Martius [112], Brazil K001197574 Yes
Martinelli, C. [10237], Brazil K001199025 Yes
Mendaçolli, S.L.J. [545], Brazil K001199048 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [251], Brazil K001199035 Yes
Riedel [630], Brazil K001197587 Yes
Riedel [338], Brazil K001199002 Yes
Strang, H.E. [173], Brazil K001197599 Yes
Eiten, G. [7178-B], Brazil K001199016 Yes
Melo, M.M.R. [523], Brazil K001199049 Yes
Nadruz, M. [1816], Brazil K001199036 Yes
Barreto, K.D. [3184], Brazil K001199028 Yes
Souza, V.C. [4553], Brazil K001199030 Yes
Miers [3330], Brazil K001197578 Yes
Campos, M.T.V.A. [136], Brazil K001199042 Yes
Costa, C.B. [439], Brazil K001199031 Yes
Burchell [3056], Brazil K001197597 Yes
Burchell [2425], Brazil K001197594 Yes
Jung, S.L. [473], Brazil K001199047 Yes
Miers, J. [4121], Brazil K001197579 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [222], Brazil K001199033 Yes
Plowman, T. [10105], Brazil K001199020 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [44758], Brazil K001197606 Yes
Delprete, P. [6969], Brazil K001197605 Yes
Eiten, G. [7814], Brazil K001199015 Yes
Eiten, G. [8070], Brazil K001199019 Yes
Regnell [s.n.], Brazil K001199008 Yes
Kallunk, J.A. [664], Brazil K001199040 Yes
Weir, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001197575 Yes
Gardner [5491], Brazil K001197576 Yes
Martins, H.F. [174], Brazil K001197598 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [3260], Brazil K001212220 Yes
Nunes, T. S. et al. [787], Bahia K000265111 Yes
Riedel [9], Rio de Janeiro K000174315 Yes
Boog [s.n.], Brazil K001197573 Yes
Pereira, E. [4862], Brazil K001199021 Yes
Martinelli, G. [10271], Brazil K001199022 Yes
Kaczmarczyk, A. [149], Brazil K001197607 Yes
Gardner [453], Rio de Janeiro K000174319 Yes
Castro, E.R. [11], Brazil K001199027 Yes
Carauta, J.P.P. [678], Brazil K001199017 Yes
Regnell, A.F. [I 171b], Brazil K001199007 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [8161], Brazil K001197586 Yes
Wesenberg, J.J.W. [381], Brazil K001199039 Yes
Carvalho, M.L.S. [222], Brazil K001199032 Yes
Vauthier [92], Brazil K001197588 Yes
Zappi, D. [347], Brazil K001199041 Yes
Ball, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001197581 Yes
Camâra, U. [9928], Brazil K001199011 Yes
Assis, L.C.S. [463], Brazil K001199004 Yes
Handro, O. [2121], Brazil K001197583 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001197589 Yes
Sello [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro Psychotria nitidula K000174312 Yes
Gardner [5492], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199061 Yes
Burchell [851], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199064 Yes
Burchell [851], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199067 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199065 Yes
Glaziou, A. [18297], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199071 Yes
Glaziou, A. [6823], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199072 Yes
Glaziou, A. [6824], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199073 Yes
Burchell [1224], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199059 Yes
Miers, J. [3696], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199070 Yes
Gaudichaud [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199068 Yes
Burchell [1224], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199066 Yes
Wilkes [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199062 Yes
s.coll. [763], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199060 Yes
Gardner [5492], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199063 Yes
Riedel [631], Brazil Psychotria nitidula K001199069 Yes
Sep 1, 1998 Chamisso [s,n,], Brazil Psychotria extratropica K000174317 Yes
Burchell [2425], Rio de Janeiro Psychotria extratropica K000174316 Unknown type material Yes


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