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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Maranhão, Piauí).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast

Pectis decumbens Sch.Bip. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Glaziou, A.F.M. [9912], Rio de Janeiro K000895342
Jan 1, 1984 Gardner, G. [2649], Piauí K000054483 isotype
Jan 1, 1984 Gardner, G. [2649], Piauí K000054482 isotype

First published in B.Seemann, Bot. Voy. Herald: 309 (1856)

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