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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to S. South America.
Philibertia boliviensis (Apocynaceae (Asclepiadoideae))

[KBu]

Goyder, D. (2004). An Amplified Concept of Philibertia Kunth (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae), with a Synopsis of the Genus. Kew Bulletin, 59(3), 415-451. doi:10.2307/4110951

Morphology General Habit
Twining perennial herbs, rarely prostrate or erect; latex white
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, cordate, glabrous to lanate, indumentum generally denser and paler on abaxial surface
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pubescent outside, glabrous or variously pubescent or bearded within; lobes imbricate in bud, usually with the corolla lobe sinus folded and projecting
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona present or absent on the back of the stamens and/or in a ring around the base of the staminal column
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma head appendages absent or variously developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollinarium
Pollinaria mostly with flattened translator arms, sometimes only narrowly so; pollinia pendant in anther cells
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles single, ovoid to subcylindrical, commonly with longitudinal ridges and usually with a truncate apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence umbelliform to irregularly racemose, extra-axillary, the flowers nodding in most taxa
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds frequently angular and verrucose.
Morphology Stem
Stems frequently corky below
Type
P. solanoides Kunth.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile North, Ecuador, Peru

Philibertia Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 195 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2012). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.

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 Bulletin
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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