Oxypetalum cordifolium subsp. cordifolium

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to N. Peru, Caribbean.

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J. Fontella-Pereira, Goyder, D., & N. Marquete F. da Silva. (2005). Infraspecific Variation in Oxypetalum cordifolium (Vent.) Schltr. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae). Kew Bulletin, 60(1), 103-109. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4110889

Distribution
Widely distributed from eastern Mexico and the larger Caribbean islands to Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and northern Peru.
Ecology
Mostly in scrub or relatively dry secondary forest, often along watercourses. Alt. 500 - 2300 m.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobe sinuses with 0 or 1 colleter
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow or yellow-green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona lobes very variable, crenulate to variously dissected apically; ventral tooth variable in length, occasionally absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollinarium
Retinaculum 0.8 - 1.2 x 0.15 - 0.2 mm; pollinia c. 0.7 mm long, sessile and somewhat curved.

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela

Oxypetalum cordifolium subsp. cordifolium appears in other Kew resources:

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.

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Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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