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This species is accepted, and its native range is Galápagos, Peru to Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Galápagos, Peru

Desmodium limense Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Darwin, C. [s.n.], Galápagos K000328121
s.coll. [813], Peru K000328124
Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000328125
Peru K000328128
Peru K000328129
Mathews [423], Peru K000328127
Cruickshanks [s.n.], Peru K000328130
Darwin, C. [s.n.], Galápagos K000328122
s.coll. [757], Peru K000328126
Wood [s.n.], Galápagos K000328123
Mandon, G. [738], Bolivia K000328120

First published in Bot. Misc. 2: 215 (1830)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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/
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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