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This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Mérida, Táchira).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Venezuela

Espeletia marcescens S.F.Blake appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1987 Jahrian [875], Venezuela Ruilopezia marcescens K000486998 isotype

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20: 536 (1924)

Not accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Ruilopezia marcescens.]

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