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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Amazonas).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North

Petrea insignis Schauer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Evans [3407], Suriname K000509748
Jan 1, 2008 Evans, R. [3440], Suriname K000509747
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [15117], Brazil K000944157
Sep 1, 1936 Ule, E. [8956], Brazil K000944161
Sep 1, 1936 Traill, J.W.H. [670], Brazil K000944166
Sep 1, 1936 Glaziou [14166], Brazil K000944162
Sep 1, 1936 Spruce [1354], Brazil K000944159
Sep 1, 1936 Spruce [1354], Brazil K000944158
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K000944163
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000944160
Ducke, A. [688], Brazil K000944165

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 620 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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/
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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