Cuphea myrtifolia Bacig.

First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 95: 17 (1931)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Bolivia to Brazil (Rondônia, Mato Grosso). It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Graham, S.A. & Cavalcanti, T.B. (2013). Taxonomic revision of Cuphea sect. Euandra subsect. Oidemation (Lythraceae). Phytotaxa 113: 1-86.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Graham, S.A. & Cavalcanti, T.B. (2013). Taxonomic revision of Cuphea sect. Euandra subsect. Oidemation (Lythraceae). Phytotaxa 113: 1-86.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2008 Carvalho, A.M.V. [2202], Brazil K001066557 Yes

Sources

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0