Lepidium meyenii Walp.

First published in Nov. Actorum Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 19(Suppl. 1): 249 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Peru to NW. Argentina. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the montane tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile North, Peru

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Al-Shehbaz, I.A. (2010). A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Darwiniana 48: 141-167.
  • Montesinos Tubée, D.B. (2012). Lista anotada de nuevas adiciones para la flora andina de Moquegua, Perú. Revista Peruana de Biologia 19: 307-316.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Al-Shehbaz, I.A. (2010). A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Darwiniana 48: 141-167.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18629], Bolivia K000731633 No
Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18842], Bolivia K000731632 No
Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18840], Bolivia K000731631 No
Jan 1, 1999 Wood, J.R.I. [10711], Bolivia K000731634 No
Jan 1, 1968 Iltis, H.H. [1466], Peru K000731630 No
Mandon, G. [[327]], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii var. affine K000471963 Yes
Mandon, G. [926], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471964 Yes
Mandon, G. [928], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471967 Yes
Mandon, G. [931 ter], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471966 Yes
Mandon, G. [931], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471965 Yes

Sources

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0