Cuphea spermacoce

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Cuphea spermacoce


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Lythraceae
Genus: Cuphea
Species: Cuphea spermacoce
Varietates: C. s. var. arguta – C. s. var. erectifolia – C. s. var. spermacoce



Cuphea spermacoce A.St.-Hil., Fl. Bras. Merid. (A. St.-Hil.). 3(23): 114. (1833)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Graham, S.A. & Cavalcanti, T.B. (2013). Taxonomic revision of Cuphea sect. Euandra subsect. Oidemation (Lythraceae). Phytotaxa 113: 1-86.

Vernacular names

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