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

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Fouquieria formosa Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pringle, C.G. [6296], Mexico K000081645
Brenan, J.P.M. [14366], Mexico K000081646
Hinton, G.B. [7536], Mexico K000081648
Hinton, G.B. [2608], Mexico K000081649
Bourgeau, M. [1120], Mexico K000081641
Pringle, C.G. [2420], Mexico K000081642
Balls, E.K. [B4937], Mexico K000081644
Conzatti, C. [5199], Mexico K000081643
Hinton, G.B. [7070], Mexico K000081647

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 83 (1823)

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. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0