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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Chile to S. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South

Gaultheria caespitosa Poepp. & Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 11, 1933 Germain, Ph. [s.n.], Chile K000442455 Unknown type material
Poeppig, E. [s.n.], Chile K000442457 Unknown type material
Philippi [s.n.], Chile K000442456 Unknown type material

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 1: 25 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.

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