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This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Fuertaventura, Lanzarote).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Canary Is.

Convolvulus caput-medusae Lowe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 22, 1966 Lowe, R.T. [220], Canary Is. K001097099 Unknown type material
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Canary Is. K001097100

First published in Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 6: 155 (1860)

Accepted by

  • Carine, Mark in Carine, Mark (2008). Email re: W Mediterr. & Macaronesian Convolvulus taxa. Personal Communication emailed from Mark Carine (BM) dated 30 Sept. 2008.
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain in Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Convolvulaceae Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 331-351. Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique de la ville de Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93.
  • Sa'ad, F. (1967). The Convolvulus species of the Canary Isles, the Mediterranean region, and the Near and Middle East. Mededelingen van het Botanisch Museum en Herbarium van de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht 281: 1-288.
  • Walter, K.S. & Gillett, H.J. (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants: 1-865. IUCN.
  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93.

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