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

Native to:

Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Desmodium skinneri Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 17, 2018 Hinton, G.B. [361], Mexico K000118436
Jan 1, 1951 Hinton, G.B. [192], Mexico K000118397
Jan 1, 1946 Hinton, G.B. [5290], Mexico K000118398
Aug 1, 1924 Skinner [37], Guatemala K000081866 holotype
Hinton, G.B. [2942], Mexico K000118395
Langlasse, E. [73a], Mexico K000081824 Unknown type material
Hinton, G.B. [3236], Mexico K000118396

First published in W.B.Hemsley, Diagn. Pl. Nov. Mexic.: 47 (1880)

Accepted by

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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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