Cuphea melanium (L.) Cramer

First published in Disp. Syst. Pl.: 107 (1803)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cuba to Hispaniola. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Graham, S.A. (2017). A revision of Cuphea section Brachyandra s. s. (Lythraceae). Systematic Botany 42: 859-919.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Graham, S.A. (2017). A revision of Cuphea section Brachyandra s. s. (Lythraceae). Systematic Botany 42: 859-919.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1997 Schomburgk [73], Dominican Republic K000533006 lectotype Yes
Oct 1, 1997 Wright, C. [1236], Cuba K000533009 isolectotype Yes
Oct 1, 1997 Eggers [2131], Dominican Republic K000533007 Yes
Oct 1, 1997 Wright, C. [161a], Cuba K000533008 Yes

Sources

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0