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

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Peru

Bomarea ovata (Cav.) Mirb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Mathews [866], Peru K000099234 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2004 Venturi, S. [7761], Argentina K000400937 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2004 Bang, M. [593], Bolivia K000400929 Unknown type material
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000099226 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000099227 Unknown type material
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [874] K000099228 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Rusby [565], Bolivia K000400930
Oct 1, 1983 Mathews [786], Peru K000099218 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1913 s.coll. [s.n.] Bomarea mooreana K000099213 Unknown type material

First published in Hist. Nat. Pl. 9: 72 (1804)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). Bomarea edulis (Tussac) Herb. a nearly forgotten pre-Columbian cultivated plant and its closest relatives (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 85-95.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). The identity of the three earliest binomials in Bomarea Mirb. (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 389-398.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). Bomarea edulis (Tussac) Herb. a nearly forgotten pre-Columbian cultivated plant and its closest relatives (Alstroemeriaceae) Feddes Repertorium 117: 85-95.

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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