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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Chile.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile South, Ecuador, Peru

Elodea potamogeton (Bertero) Espinosa appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 [Matthews, A.] [581], Peru K000587179 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 Bang, M. [165], Bolivia K000587181 isotype
Jan 1, 1984 Hooker [s.n.], Bolivia K000203510
Jan 1, 1984 Cuming, H. [636], Valparaíso K000203509 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 William, R.S. [2518], Peru K000587180 isotype
Martin, S.W. [3], Bolivia 27031.000
s.coll. [636], Valparaíso K000203511

First published in Revista Chilena Hist. Nat. 31: 150 (1927)

Accepted by

  • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Navas Bustamante, L.E. (1973). Flora de la Cuenca de Santiago de Chile 1: 1-301. Comisión Central de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Chile.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Navas Bustamante, L.E. (1973). Flora de la Cuenca de Santiago de Chile 1: 1-301. Comisión Central de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Chile.

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