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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Brazil, Peru, Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Brazil West-Central

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Peru

Introduced into:

Brazil Southeast

Cecropia polystachya Trécul appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 3, 1995 Agra, M.F. [682], Brazil K000973675
Jul 3, 1995 Glaziou [18502], Brazil K000973676
Jul 3, 1985 Burchell [895], Brazil K000973674
Plowman, T. [6695], Peru 46075.000

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 8: 80 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. 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