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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to N. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile North, Ecuador, Peru

Heterosperma ovatifolium Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Tucumán Heterosperma rhombifolium K000497504
Lechler, W. [1576], Peru Heterosperma rhombifolium K000497505

First published in Descr. Pl.: 204 (1801)

Accepted by

  • Lizarazu, M.A. & Freire, S.E. (2019). A taxonomic revision of Heterosperma (Asteraceae: Ceoreopsideae) Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 633-663. MBG press.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lizarazu, M.A. & Freire, S.E. (2019). A taxonomic revision of Heterosperma (Asteraceae: Ceoreopsideae) Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 633-663. MBG press.

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