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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Vitex sellowiana Cham. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 24, 2015 Mexia, Y. [5474], Minas Gerais K000488025
Feb 24, 2015 Mexia, Y. [5474], Minas Gerais K000938571
Feb 24, 2015 Mexia, Y. [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000488024
Feb 24, 2015 Mexia, Y. [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000938572
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000488017 isotype
Souza, V. [41], Brazil K001220208
Irwin, H.S. [19517], Brazil K001220205
Carvalho, A.M. [2145], Brazil K001220206
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001220210
Souza, V. [41], Brazil K001220209
Mimura, I. [231], Brazil K001220207
Irwin, H.S. [29195], Brazil K001220204
Miers, J. [4587], Brazil Vitex mexiae K001218543
Glaziou, A.F.M. [5957], Brazil Vitex mexiae K001218542
Miers, J. [4585], Brazil Vitex mexiae K001218544

First published in Linnaea 7: 108 (1832)

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.
  • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
  • de Lima, C.T. & França, F. (2009). Flora da Bahia: Vitex Tour. ex L. Lamiaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 9: 225-244.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
  • de Lima, C.T. & França, F. (2009). Flora da Bahia: Vitex Tour. ex L. Lamiaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 9: 225-244.

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