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

Native to:

Ecuador, Peru

Bomarea dolichocarpa Killip appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2007 Klug, G. [3410], Peru K000524463 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1935 Spruce, R. [4590] K000395009

First published in J. Washington Acad. Sci. 22: 62 (1932)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Harling, G. & Neuendorf, M. (2003). Alstroemeriaceae Flora of Ecuador 200: 1-118. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). Bomarea edulis (Tussac) Herb. a nearly forgotten pre-Columbian cultivated plant and its closest relatives (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 85-95.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). Bomarea edulis (Tussac) Herb. a nearly forgotten pre-Columbian cultivated plant and its closest relatives (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 85-95.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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