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

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Dianthera brasiliensis Vell. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sellow, F. [s.n.], Brazil Amphiscopia beyrichii var. humilis K000014505
Gardner, G. [841], Rio de Janeiro Amphiscopia beyrichii var. humilis K000014504 isosyntype
Jun 22, 2012 s.coll. [1882], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K000846013 isosyntype
Miers, J. [3737], Rio de Janeiro Justicia beyrichii K000529224
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033077
Lima, H.C. [2277], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033082
Medeiros, E.S. [410], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033083
Martinelli, G. [10266], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033081
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033079
s.coll. [1883], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033080
Forzza, R.C. [4440], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033084
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K000529226
Gardner [841], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K000529225 isosyntype
Sello [s.n.], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K001033078
Burchell, W.J. [2462], Brazil Justicia beyrichii K000846014
Gardner, G. [96], Rio de Janeiro Amphiscopia beyrichii K000014501 isosyntype
Gardener, G. [96], Rio de Janeiro Amphiscopia beyrichii K000014502 syntype
Gardener, G. [96], Rio de Janeiro Amphiscopia beyrichii K000014503 syntype
Cooper [370], South Africa Justicia nummularia K000378674 holotype
Cooper [370], South Africa Justicia nummularia K000378675 holotype

First published in Fl. Flumin. 1: 11, t. 26 (1829)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Amphiscopia brasiliensis.]

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