Alstroemeria psittacina Lehm.

First published in Index Seminum (HBG, Hamburgensis) 1826: 17 (1826)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil to N. Argentina. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Introduced into:

Alabama, Canary Is., Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Madeira, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Assis, M.C.de (2001). Alstroemeria L. (Alstroemeriaceae) do Brasil: 1-165. Tese de Doutorado, Instituto de Biociências da Universidade de São Paulo.
  • Camargo de Assis, M. (2012). Alstroemeriaceae na região sul do Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 1117-1132.
  • Xifreda, C.C. (1992). Citas nuevas o criticas para la flora Argentina: Bomarea edulis y Alstroemeria psittacina (Alstroemeriaceae). Darwiniana 31: 321-325.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (1996). Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledoneae). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 1-323. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Alstroemeria pulchella.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2005). Catalog of Vascular Plant Species of Eastern Brazil http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/hcol/sebc/sebchecklist.asp.
  • Assis, M.C.de (2001). Alstroemeria L. (Alstroemeriaceae) do Brasil: 1-165. Tese de Doutorado, Instituto de Biociências da Universidade de São Paulo.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1987). Flora of Australia 45: 1-521. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1985). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 1: 5-103.
  • Healey, A.J. & Edgar, E. (1980). Flora of New Zealand 3: 1-220. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (1996). Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledoneae). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 1-323. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hassler, E. [1263], Paraguay Alstroemeria hassleriana K000099157 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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