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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Baja California).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Northwest

Funastrum arenarium (Decne. ex Benth.) Liede appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hinds [1841], Mexico K000196777 Unknown type material
Palmer [s.n.], Arizona K000895102
s.coll. [s.n.], California K000895108

First published in Syst. Bot. 21: 43 (1996)

Accepted by

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Sarcostemma arenarium.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wiggins, I.L. (1980). Flora of Baja California: 1-1025. Stanford Univ. Press.

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