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

Native to:

Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru

Puya ferruginea (Ruiz & Pav.) L.B.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Peru 46071.000
Andre, E.F. [4019], Ecuador K000321495 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Mexico K000321497 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Mexico K000321498 Unknown type material
Mandon, G. [1173], Bolivia K000321499 isotype
Andre, E.F. [4019], Ecuador K000321496 Unknown type material

First published in Phytologia 16: 461 (1968)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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