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Taxon: Aciotis rubricaulis (Mart. ex DC.) Triana

Genus: Aciotis
Family: Melastomataceae
Nomen number: 444157
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28:52. 1872 ("1871")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Pará, Pernambuco, Rondônia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Carchi, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Imbabura, Morona Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha, Tungurahua, Zamora Chinchipe] Peru [Amazonas, Huánuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, Puno, San Martín, Ucayali]


  1. Freire-Fierro, A. 2002. Monograph of Aciotis (Melastomataceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 62:60.

Check other web resources for Aciotis rubricaulis (Mart. ex DC.) Triana :

  • 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=444157. Accessed 8 July 2020.