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

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 300 m.; Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru

Bomarea obovata Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1988 Hall [7], Peru K000099220 holotype
Jan 1, 1935 Spruce, R. [s.n.] K000395006

First published in Amaryllidaceae: 112 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Harling, G. & Neuendorf, M. (2003). Alstroemeriaceae Flora of Ecuador 200: 1-118. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). Bomarea edulis (Tussac) Herb. a nearly forgotten pre-Columbian cultivated plant and its closest relatives (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 85-95.
  • Stevens, W.D. & al. (eds.) (2001). Flora de Nicaragua 2: 945-1910. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Not accepted by

  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F. [Cited as Bomarea edulis.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Harling, G. & Neuendorf, M. (2003). Alstroemeriaceae Flora of Ecuador 200: 1-118. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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