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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peru.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Peru

Clethra castaneifolia Meisn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1965 Spruce, R. [4002], Peru K000006751 isotype
Jan 1, 1964 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000537174
Spruce, R. [4002], Peru K000006752 Unknown type material
Mathews [1476], Peru Clethra mathewsii K000537165
Mathews [120.H.], Peru Clethra mathewsii K000537168
[Mathews] [s.n.], Peru Clethra mathewsii K000537166
Jameson [9], Ecuador Clethra mathewsii K000537167 Unknown type material

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 7: 169 (1863)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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