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  1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Acca O.Berg

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Peru to Uruguay.

    [FZ]

    Myrtaceae, F. White. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    A small genus with 2 species in Brazil. It is a shrub or small tree with small elliptic leaves, whitish-tomentose beneath, and large solitary flowers with conspicuous red filaments.
    Note
    F. sellowiana Berg. is grown in Rhodesian gardens for ornament or fruit.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Peru, Uruguay

    Introduced into:

    Costa Rica, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, New Zealand South, Tanzania, Uganda

    Accepted Species

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Acca O.Berg appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Linnaea 27: 138 (1856)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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