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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Peru to Central Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Peru

Bomarea formosissima (Ruiz & Pav.) Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Pearce [s.n.], Bolivia K000400925 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 1983 Mathews [867], Peru K000099235 Unknown type material

First published in Amaryllidaceae: 111 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2008). A revision of Bomarea subgenus Bomarea s.str. section Multiflorae (Alstroemeriaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 661-684.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hofreiter, A. (2008). A revision of Bomarea subgenus Bomarea s.str. section Multiflorae (Alstroemeriaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 661-684.

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