1. Family: Lythraceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Cuphea P.Browne
      1. Cuphea melanium (L.) R.Br. ex Steud.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cuba to Hispaniola.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

    Cuphea melanium (L.) R.Br. ex Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 1997 Eggers [2131], Dominican Republic K000533007
    Oct 1, 1997 Schomburgk [73], Dominican Republic K000533006 lectotype
    Oct 1, 1997 Wright, C. [1236], Cuba K000533009 isolectotype
    Oct 1, 1997 Wright, C. [161a], Cuba K000533008

    First published in Nomencl. Bot. 1: 245 (1821)

    Accepted by

    • Graham, S.A. (2017). A revision of Cuphea section Brachyandra s. s. (Lythraceae) Systematic Botany 42: 859-919.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Graham, S.A. (2017). A revision of Cuphea section Brachyandra s. s. (Lythraceae) Systematic Botany 42: 859-919.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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