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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Suriname

Psidium myrsinites DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 16, 2006 Ratter, J.A. et al. [6777], Brazil K000275695
Feb 16, 2006 Bridgewater, S. et al. [S212], Brazil K000275700
Feb 16, 2006 Ratter, J.A. et al. [R7675], Brazil K000275701
Jan 1, 2005 Ratter, J.A. et al. [R7555], Brazil K000566591
Jan 1, 1990 Gardner [1610], Brazil Psidium myrsinoides K000018450 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Gardner [1610], Ceará Psidium myrsinoides K000018451 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Pohl [20], Brazil Psidium myrsinoides K000565280 isotype

First published in Prodr. 3: 236 (1828)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Landrum, L.R. (2017). The genus Psidium (Myrtaceae) in the state of Bahia, Brazil Cantonia 13: 1-101.
  • Villarroel, D. & Gomes-Bezerra, K.M. (2015). New botanical discoveries of Myrtaceae from Bolivia and notes on Psidium hians Phytotaxa 195: 163-170.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Landrum, L.R. (2017). The genus Psidium (Myrtaceae) in the state of Bahia, Brazil Cantonia 13: 1-101.
  • Villarroel, D. & Gomes-Bezerra, K.M. (2015). New botanical discoveries of Myrtaceae from Bolivia and notes on Psidium hians Phytotaxa 195: 163-170.

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