1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cinchona L.
      1. Cinchona officinalis L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ecuador.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Introduced into:

    Colombia, Jamaica, Peru, Puerto Rico, St.Helena

    Cinchona officinalis L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [[see general comments]], Peru K000173383 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [[see general comments]], Peru K000173388 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [s.n.] K000173390 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Seemann [888], Ecuador K000173384 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 [No details given] [s.n.] K000173385 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 [No details given] [s.n.] K000173386 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 [No details given] [s.n.] K000173387
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.] K000173389 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.] K001092879
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.] K001092880

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 172 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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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 2018. 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 2018. 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