1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Oxypetalum R.Br.
      1. Oxypetalum coeruleum (D.Don ex Sweet) Decne.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) to Uruguay.

    [FTEA]

    Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

    Habit
    Woody herb or small straggling shrub with very characteristic blue flowers.
    Note
    Native to Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil South, Uruguay

    Introduced into:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Oxypetalum coeruleum (D.Don ex Sweet) Decne. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Farinaccio, M.A. [727], Brazil K000996069
    Jul 4, 2001 Sellow [663], Brazil K000096096
    4023.000
    5360.000
    Hooker [s.n.] K000096097 lectotype

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 585 (1844)

    Accepted by

    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996). Flora of Australia 28: 1-335. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996). Flora of Australia 28: 1-335. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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