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Taxon: Miconia calvescens DC.

Genus: Miconia
Family: Melastomataceae.
Nomen number: 409651
Place of publication: Prodr. 3:185. 1828
Name verified on: 10-Dec-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    Brazil: Brazil [s.e.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Miconia calvescens DC.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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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?409651 (24 April 2014)

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