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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Peru, Caribbean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bolivia, Ecuador

Lepidaploa arborescens (L.) H.Rob. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wright, C. [2790], Cuba Vernonia divaricata K000485788
Jan 1, 1912 Wright, C. [2788], Cuba Vernonia parvuliceps K000485786 Unknown type material

First published in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 103: 481 (1990)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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