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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. U.S.A. to Venezuela and Ecuador, Caribbean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 100 - 600 m.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Arizona, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Texas, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Alabama, California, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Taiwan

Pectis prostrata Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Heyde [3366 B], Guatemala K000504049
Jan 1, 1984 Heyde [6154], Guatemala K000504047
Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [53], Chihuahua K000504050 isotype
Jan 1, 1984 Heyde [4323], Guatemala K000504048 isotype
Jan 1, 1984 Sintenis, P. [2263], Puerto Rico Pectis portoricensis K000487997 Unknown type material

First published in Icon. 4: 12 (1797)

Accepted by

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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