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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pachystachys Nees
      1. Pachystachys spicata (Ruiz & Pav.) Wassh.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean to S. Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 230 - 600 m.; Amazonia, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico Southwest, Puerto Rico

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Pachystachys spicata (Ruiz & Pav.) Wassh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 1986 Spruce, R. [4872], Peru K000202083
    Oct 1, 1986 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000202084
    Oct 1, 1986 Trinidad & Tobago K000529424 syntype
    Oct 1, 1986 Poiteau [s.n.], Guyana K000529420 holotype
    Oct 1, 1986 Lockhart [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K000529425 syntype
    Trail, J.W.H. [661], Brazil K001046217
    Ule, E. [98086], Peru K001046222
    Ule, E. [9808], Brazil K001046225
    Calderon, C.E. [2826], Brazil K001046221
    Silva, L.A.M. [2611], Brazil K001046224
    Prance, G.T. [14677], Brazil K001046219
    Prance, G.T. [5670], Brazil K001046220
    Anderson, A.B. [1100], Brazil K001046223
    Glaziou, A. [1492], Brazil K001046218
    Spruce [266], Brazil K001046215
    Spruce, R. [1622], Brazil K001046216

    Bibliography

    First published in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 99: 175 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    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.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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