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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Caribbean to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Aceituno, Iruwa

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 1200 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Peru, Windward Is.

Vitex compressa Turcz. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Evans [3387], Suriname K000249392
Jan 1, 2010 Evans [3514], Suriname K000249393
Jan 1, 2010 Evans [3434], Suriname K000249394
Jan 1, 2008 Rosario [1781], Suriname K000248310
Mar 1, 1936 Jenman [6921], Guyana K000488041 isotype
Mar 1, 1936 Jenman [6921], Guyana K000488040 isotype
Schlim, L. [518], Colombia K000488033 isotype
Smith, H.H. [2107], Colombia K000488032

First published in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 36(II): 224 (1863)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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