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Taxon: Polylepis tarapacana Phil.

Genus: Polylepis
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Agrimonieae
Subtribe: Sanguisorbinae
Nomen number: 29287
Place of publication: Anales Mus. Nac. Santiago de Chile 2(8):21. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [La Paz, Potosí] Peru [Puno, Tacna]


  1. Kessler, M. 1995. The genus Polylepis (Rosaceae) in Bolivia. Candollea 50:168.
  2. Simpson, B. B. 1979. A revision of the genus Polylepis (Rosaceae: Sanguisorbeae). Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 43:46. Note: = Polylepis tomentella Wedd.

Check other web resources for Polylepis tarapacana Phil. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29287. Accessed 12 July 2020.