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Taxon: Tibouchina urvilleana (DC.) Cogn.

Genus: Tibouchina
Family: Melastomataceae.
Nomen number: 36656
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 14(3):358. 1885
Name verified on: 15-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Nov-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • glorybush   (Source: Baileya 15:4. 1967) – English
  • lasiandra   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • princess-flower   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • purple glorytree   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • glänzende Tibouche   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • diadembuske   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica; Puerto Rico

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Tibouchina urvilleana (DC.) Cogn.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?36656 (26 November 2014)

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