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

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Acapu, Aceituno, Guarataro, Guayacán

[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. 140 - 1500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Orinoquia, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Vitex orinocensis Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Santos [2474], Brazil K000248375
Carvalho, A.M. [862], Bahia K000013931
Farias, G.L. [150], Brazil K001218554
Daly, D.C. [1385], Brazil K001218563
Folli, D.A. [499], Brazil K001218553
Folli, D.A. [470], Brazil K001218561
Daly, D.C. [3849], Brazil K001218551
Folli, D.A. [499], Brazil K001218559
Silva, I.A. [379], Brazil K001218552
Folli, D.A. [470], Brazil K001218557
Santos, T.S. [2474], Brazil K001218556
Daly, D.C. [1388], Brazil K001218564
Farias, G.L. [150], Brazil K001218558
Farias, G.L. [499], Brazil K001218562
Ducke, A. [1845], Brazil K001218555
Folli, D.A. [499], Brazil K001218550
Silveira, M. [695], Brazil K001218560

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 247 (1818)

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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • de Lima, C.T. & França, F. (2009). Flora da Bahia: Vitex Tour. ex L. Lamiaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 9: 225-244.

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/"

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • García Castro, N. J. (2011). Plantas nativas empleadas en alimentación en Colombia. Instituo de Investigaciones Biológicas Alexander von Humboldt. http://repository.humboldt.org.co/handle/20.500.11761/31275

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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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