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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Desmodium callilepis Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 19, 1924 Bourgeau, M. [582], Mexico K000081797 Unknown type material
Bourgeau, E. [332], Mexico K000081796 Unknown type material
Bourgeau, M. [332], Mexico K000081800 Unknown type material

First published in Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 1: 276 (1880)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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