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This species is accepted, and its native range is Puerto Rico to Virgin Islands (Guana).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Leeward Is., Puerto Rico

Wittmackia antillana (Mez) Aguirre-Santoro appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 6, 1932 Sintenis, P. [2000], Puerto Rico Hohenbergia antillana K000322158 isolectotype
May 6, 1932 Sintenis, P. [2000], Puerto Rico Hohenbergia antillana K000322159 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1894 Sintenis, P. [2000], Puerto Rico Hohenbergia antillana K000322160 isolectotype

First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 632 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.

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