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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South Ameriva to NW. Venezuela.
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
Colombia

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [874] K000099228 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [874] K000099228 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000099226 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [874] K000099228 holotype
Feb 1, 1988 Mathews [874] K000099228 holotype
Jan 1, 1936 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000099227 Unknown type material

First published in Amaryllidaceae: 118 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). The Bomarea setacea complex (Alstroemeriaceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 11: 39-52.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2007). Personal Communication on Alstroemeriaceae 1 Germany.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2008). A revision of Bomarea subgenus Bomarea s.str. section Multiflorae (Alstroemeriaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 661-684.

Not accepted by

  • Harling, G. & Neuendorf, M. (2003). Alstroemeriaceae Flora of Ecuador 200: 1-118. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm. [Cited as Bomarea setacea.]

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

  • Hofreiter, A. (2006). The Bomarea setacea complex (Alstroemeriaceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 11: 39-52.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000099226
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000099227
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000099228

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