Tropaeolum pentaphyllum subsp. megapetaloides Sparre

First published in Opera Bot. 108: 46 (1991)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Brazil (Paraná). It is a climbing tuberous geophyte and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil South

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Watson, J.M. & Flores, A.R. (2010). A synopsis of perennial tuberous Tropaeolum L. section Chilensia Sparre (Tropaeolaceae), including validation of three subsections and a new, reclassified natural hybrid. Herbertia 64: 150-281.
  • 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

  • Watson, J.M. & Flores, A.R. (2010). A synopsis of perennial tuberous Tropaeolum L. section Chilensia Sparre (Tropaeolaceae), including validation of three subsections and a new, reclassified natural hybrid. Herbertia 64: 150-281.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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