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This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela to Peru, SE. & S. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Smilax lappacea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1877 Birschel, J.W. [s.n.] K000400482
Glaziou, A.F.M. [20527], Brazil K000828191

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 777 (1806)

Accepted by

  • Andreata, R.H.P. (1995). Revisão das espécies Brasileiras do gênero Smilax Linnaeus (Smilacaceae: 1-396. Tese (Doutorado) Universidade de São Paulo.
  • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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

  • Andreata, R.H.P. (1995). Revisão das espécies Brasileiras do gênero Smilax Linnaeus (Smilacaceae: 1-396. Tese (Doutorado) Universidade de São Paulo.
  • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • 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