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Taxon: Cuphea melvilla Lindl.

Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 311235
Place of publication: Bot. Reg. 10: t. 852. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Nov-1999
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 9 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)


Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay


  1. Duré, R. & J. Molero 2000. Notas nomenclaturales, taxonómicas y corológicas sobre el género Cuphea (Lythraceae) en el Paraguay Collect. Bot. (Barcelona) 25:239.
  2. Graham, S. A. 1990. New species of Cuphea section Melvilla (Lythraceae) and an annotated key to the section (Brittonia) 42:25.
  3. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)

Check other web resources for Cuphea melvilla Lindl. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cuphea melvilla cultivars
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311235. Accessed 24 March 2019.