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Acisanthera hedyotidea


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: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Marcetieae
Genus: Acisanthera

Overview of species[edit]

Accepted species[edit]

A. alata – A. alsinefolia – A. ayangannae – A. boliviensis – A. glazioviana – A. hedyotoidea – A. paraguayensis – A. pulchella – A. quadrata – A. saxatilis – A. uniflora – A. variabilis

Source(s) of checklist: 


Acisanthera P.Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica: 217, t. 22, fig. 1. 1756.


  • Heterotypic
    • Anisocentrum Turcz. in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 35(II): 322 (1862)
    • Dicrananthera C.Presl, Symb. Bot. (Presl) i. 75. t. 50 (1832)
    • Uranthera Naudin in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 3: 189 (1845)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
  • ^* Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Paraguay
  • ^* Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
  • ^* Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
  • ^* Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
  • ^* Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela
  • ^* Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
  • Continental: Northern America
  • ^* Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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


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