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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Minas Gerais to Paraná).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Hebanthe spicata Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ganev, W. [1393], Brazil K001207859
Pohl [1870], Brazil K001207860

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 2: 44 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Marchioretto, M.S., Sfoggio Miotto, S.T. & de Siqueira, J.C. (2009). O gênero Hebanthe (Amaranthaceae) no Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 783-798.

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 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