1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Genus: Lepidium L.
      1. Lepidium meyenii Walp.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Peru to NW. Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile North, Peru

    Lepidium meyenii Walp. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18840], Bolivia K000731631
    Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18842], Bolivia K000731632
    Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [18629], Bolivia K000731633
    Jan 1, 1999 Wood, J.R.I. [10711], Bolivia K000731634
    Jan 1, 1968 Iltis, H.H. [1466], Peru K000731630
    Mandon, G. [[327]], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii var. affine K000471963
    Mandon, G. [926], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471964
    Mandon, G. [931], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471965
    Mandon, G. [931 ter], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471966
    Mandon, G. [928], Bolivia Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum K000471967

    First published in Nov. Actorum Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 19(Suppl. 1): 249 (1843)

    Accepted by

    • Montesinos Tubée, D.B. (2012). Lista anotada de nuevas adiciones para la flora andina de Moquegua, Perú Revista Peruana de Biologia 19: 307-316.
    • Al-Shehbaz, I.A. (2010). A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae) Darwiniana 48: 141-167.
    • 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. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Al-Shehbaz, I.A. (2010). A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae) Darwiniana 48: 141-167.
    • 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. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    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/
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    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