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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to W. Central Brazil and Argentina (Entre Ríos).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Dianthera polygaloides S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wood, J.R.I. [15652], Bolivia Justicia lutensis K000529375 holotype
Dubs, B. [2245], Brazil Justicia polygaloides K001033468
Philcox, D. [3204], Brazil Justicia polygaloides K001033469
Moore, S. [667], Mato Grosso Justicia polygaloides K000529305 isotype
Prance, G.T. [19312], Brazil Justicia polygaloides K001033467
Harley, R.M. [10951], Brazil Justicia polygaloides K001033465
Philcox, D. [3755], Brazil Justicia polygaloides K001033466

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 4: 433 (1895)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Justicia polygaloides.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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