Oxypetalum coccineum

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Oxypetalum coccineum


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Oxypetalinae
Genus: Oxypetalum
Species: Oxypetalum coccineum


Oxypetalum coccineum D.Don ex Sweet) Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, 1844


  • Basionym
    • Tweedia coerulea D.Don in R.Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 7: t. 407 (1837).
  • Homotypic
    • Gothofreda coerulea (D.Don ex Sweet) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 420 (1891).
    • Amblyopetalum coeruleum (D.Don) Malme, Ark. Bot. 21A(3): 17 (1927).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tweedia versicolor Hook., Bot. Mag. 65: t. 3630 (1838).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Cordoba, Entre Rios, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, San Luis, Tucuman), S-Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay (sin localidad)

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



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