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  • Bougainvillea × buttiana Holttum & Standl.

This species is an artifical hybrid.


M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008]

Probably most Bougainvilleas grown in Somalia are cultivars of this hybrid between B. glabra Choisy and B. peruviana Humb. & Bonpl.


Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá.

Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1100 m.; Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, trepadora, liana

Bougainvillea × buttiana Holttum & Standl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pabst, G.F.J. [9122], Brazil K001138206
Heringer, E.P. [s.n.], Brazil K001138207

First published in Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 23: 44 (1944)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Thaman, R.R. & Tye, A. (2015). Flora of Kiritimari (Christmass) atoll, Northern Line islands, Republic of Kiribati Atoll Research Bulletin 608: 1-73.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as B. glabra × B. peruviana.]


Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

Flora of Somalia
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