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

Native to:

Angola, Namibia

Petalidium welwitschii S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 23, 1897 Welwitsch [5041], Angola K000394094 Unknown type material
Pearson, H.H.W. [2194], Angola K001009365
Henriques, C. [453], Angola K001009367
Humbert, H. [16425], Angola K001009366
Gossweiler, J. [10997], Angola K001009369
Pearson, H.H.W. [2194], Angola K001009368
Pearson, H.H.W. [2194], Angola K001009355
Gossweiler, J. [10939], Angola K001009357
Gossweiler, J. [10865], Angola K001009356

First published in J. Bot. 18: 227 (1880)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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