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This species is accepted, and its native range is Galápagos, Ecuador to Brazil and S. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, Chile North, Ecuador, Galápagos, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

Lycium boerhaviifolium L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gillies, J. [s.n.], Mendoza Grabowskia obtusa K000640373
Jan 1, 2004 Spruce, R. [6481], Ecuador Grabowskia boerhaviifolia K000201972
Plowman, T. [5510], Peru Grabowskia boerhaviifolia 46001.000
Sellow, F. [s.n.], Brazil Grabowskia boerhaviifolia K000640375
Tweedie, J. [s.n.], Argentina Grabowskia boerhaviifolia K000951681
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Grabowskia boerhaviifolia K000640376
Tweedie [s.n.], Buenos Aires Grabowskia duplicata K000640374

First published in Suppl. Pl.: 150 (1782)

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., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.

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 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

Kew Science Photographs
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