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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and NE. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Ocotea suaveolens (Meisn.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hieron. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1964 Gilbert, M. [21] K000442032 isosyntype
Gilbert [56], Brazil K000442013 Unknown type material
Hassler, E. [12456], Paraguay K000602373 Unknown type material
Gilbert, M. [74] K000442033 Unknown type material
Hassler, E. [1156], Paraguay K000442058 isosyntype
Hassler, E. [1342], Paraguay K000602374
Jan 1, 1983 Hassler, E. [11803], Paraguay Ocotea suaveolens var. robusta K000442035 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1983 Hassler, E. [1367], Paraguay Ocotea suaveolens var. robusta K000442036 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1983 Hassler, E. [12310], Paraguay Ocotea suaveolens var. robusta K000442034 isosyntype

First published in Bol. Acad. Nac. Ci. Republ. Argent. 4: 437 (1881)

Accepted by

  • Bernardi, L. (2018). Flora del Paraguay 50: 1-96. Editions des Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la ville de Genève.
  • Bernardi, L. (2018). Novedades taxonómicas en Nectandra Rottb. y Ocotea Aubl. (Lauraceae) de la Flora del Paraguay Candollea 73: 105-108.

Not accepted by

  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224. [Cited as Ocotea diospyrifolia.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bernardi, L. (2018). Flora del Paraguay 50: 1-96. Editions des Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la ville de Genève.
  • Bernardi, L. (2018). Novedades taxonómicas en Nectandra Rottb. y Ocotea Aubl. (Lauraceae) de la Flora del Paraguay Candollea 73: 105-108.

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