Dorstenia brasiliensis

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Dorstenia brasiliensis
Dorstenia brasiliensis 1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Dorstenieae
Genus: Dorstenia
Species: D. brasiliensis
Binomial name
Dorstenia brasiliensis

Dorstenia tubicina Ruiz & Pav.
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. var. tubicina (Ruiz & Pav.) Chodat & Vischer
Dorstenia pernambucana Arruda
Dorstenia infundibuliformis Lodd.
Dorstenia montevidensis Fielding & Gardner
Dorstenia tomentosa Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. var. tomentosa (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Hassl.
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. var. major Chodat
Dorstenia tubicina Lam. var. genuina f. major (Chodat) Hassl.
Dorstenia montana Herzog
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. var. palustris Hassl.
Dorstenia tubicina Ruiz & Pav. var. opifera (Mart.) Hassl. f. subexcentrica Hassl.
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. var. guaranitica Chodat & Vischer
Dorstenia brasiliensis Lam. f. balansae Chodat
Dorstenia sabanensis Cuatrec.
Dorstenia heringeri Carauta & C.Valente
Dorstenia schulzii Carauta, C.Valente & D.S.D.Araujo
Dorstenia amazonica Carauta, C.Valente & O.M.Barth

Dorstenia brasiliensis is a species of herbaceous plant in the family Moraceae of the Rosales order.


The plant is native to northeastern and central South America, across most of Brazil, [1][2][3]

Areas it is found include: the Amazon, Atlantic Forest, and Cerrado ecoregions; and off the northeast coast on Trinidad and Tobago. [1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Checklist View for Dorstenia brasiliensis, with distribution map.
  2. ^ a b Naturalis Biodiversity Center — Occurrence Search Results for Dorstenia brasiliensis
  3. ^ Berg, Cornelis C. (2001). "Moreae, Artocarpeae, and Dorstenia (Moraceae), with Introductions to the Family and Ficus and with Additions and Corrections to Flora Neotropica Monograph 7". Flora Neotropica. 83: 1–346. 

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