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This species is accepted, and its native range is Guianas to N. & E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname

Himatanthus drasticus (Mart.) Plumel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2013 Coradin, L. [6274], Brazil K001062108
Jan 1, 2013 Silva, S.B. [357], Brazil K001062110
Jan 1, 2013 Harley, R.M. [27081], Brazil K001062107
Dec 1, 2005 Funch, R. [FCD7], Brazil K000903664
Dec 1, 2005 Cardoso, D. [217], Brazil K000903663
Jan 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [25391], Brazil K000903667
Jan 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [25075], Brazil K000903660
Jan 1, 1997 Ganev, W. [1250], Brazil K000903669
Jan 1, 1996 Ganev, W. [808], Brazil K000903666
Jan 1, 1996 Ganev, W. [1250], Brazil K000903668
May 1, 1991 Prance, G.T. [58526], Brazil K000903661
May 1, 1991 Harley, R.M. [16843], Brazil K000903665
Harley, R.M. [21256], Brazil K000903662
Giulietti, A.M. [1583], Brazil K000903670
Atkins, S. [4588], Brazil K001062109
Glaziou, A.F.M. [9939], Brazil K000197065
Jan 1, 1999 Queiroz, L.P. [4424], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903681
May 1, 1991 Ule, E. [7829], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903671
Jan 1, 1991 Taylor, E.L. [E1011], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903674
Spruce, R. [356], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000587744 syntype
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Para Himatanthus fallax K000587745
Ratter, J.A. [6723], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903677
Ratter, J.A. [R7798], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903678
Lisboa, A. [s.n.], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903675
Harley, R.M. [19059], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903682
Prance, G.T. [9216], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903672
Pohl [1836], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000587743 syntype
Gomes-Klein, V.L. [3479], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903676
Ratter, J.A. [R 8309], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903680
Ule, E. [7205], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903683
Amaral, I.L. [1424], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903673
Guedes, M.L. [PCD 1432], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903679
Stannard, B.L. [PCD 2627], Brazil Himatanthus fallax K000903684

First published in Compt. Rend. Séances Soc. Biogéogr. 66: 108 (1990)

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.
  • Spina, A.P., Bittrich, V. & Kinoshita, L.S. (2013). Typifications, new synonyms and a new combination in Himatanthus (Apocynaceae) Taxon 62: 1304-1307.
  • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.

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