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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and NW. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

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

Petalostelma E.Fourn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Glaziou, A. [14089], Brazil K000096409
Wood, J.R.I. [10666], Bolivia 74207.000
Wood, J.R.I. [10588], Bolivia 74209.000

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 6(4): 328 (1885)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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