Genus:
Pontederia L.

Pontederia heterosperma (Alexander) M.Pell. & C.N.Horn

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Mexico to Tropical America.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Orinoquia. Elevation range: 350–500 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Meta.
Habit
Herb, Aquatic.

[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
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 350 - 500 m.; Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Pontederia heterosperma (Alexander) M.Pell. & C.N.Horn appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1991 Drouet, F. [2684], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837792 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Prance, G.T. [6065], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837793 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Schomburgk [389], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837797 Yes
Jan 1, 1976 Harley, R.M. [17467], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837796 Yes
May 8, 1953 Ule, E. [8998], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837794 Yes
May 8, 1953 Burchell [8935], Brazil Eichhornia heterosperma K000837795 Yes
Smith, A.C. [2290], Guyana Eichhornia heterosperma K000644009 Unknown type material Yes

First published in PhytoKeys 108: 67 (2018)

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

  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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