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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to El Salvador.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Cestrum laxum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2000 Pringle, C.G. [8902], Mexico K000063445
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [13457], Mexico K000063443
Jan 1, 2000 Pringle, C.G. [8507], Mexico K000063446
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [7476], Mexico K000063444
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [11086], Mexico K000063442
Jan 1, 1999 Walker, S. [72023], Mexico K000063438
Jan 1, 1999 Taylor, K. [208], Mexico K000063439
Jan 1, 1999 Andrieux, G. [193], Mexico K000063440 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1999 Matuda, E. [2901], Mexico K000063437
Balls, E.K. [B.4157], Mexico K000063435
Balls, E.K. [B.5172], Mexico K000063436
Hartweg, C.T. [207], Mexico K000063441 Unknown type material

First published in Pl. Hartw.: 33, n.° 207 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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