Metastelma R.Br.

First published in Asclepiadeae: 41 (1810)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Liede, s. & Meve, U. (2004). Revision of Metastelma (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae) in southwestern north America and central America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 91: 31-86.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wood, J.R.I. [9676], Bolivia 60338.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [8883], Bolivia 60341.000 No
Goyder, D.J. [13226], Bolivia 61540.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [13251], Bolivia 61541.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [17855], Bolivia 62432.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [14569], Bolivia 74204.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [14698], Bolivia 74212.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [15571], Bolivia 74243.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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