Heteropterys glabra

Heteropterys glabra Hook. & Arn., Bot. Misc. 3: 57 1833. (syn: Banisteria fruticosa Vell.; Banisteria tenuis Lindl.; Heteropterys angustifolia Griseb.; Heteropterys angustifolia f. angustissima Nied.; Heteropterys angustifolia f. lanceolata Nied.; Heteropterys microdon Skottsb.; Heteropterys pseudoangustifolia Chod.; Heteropterys regnellii Miq.; Heteropterys undulata Tenore);   

Common name: Red Wing

Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Misiones, Santa Fe), S-Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amambay, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Misiones, Paraguari, Pres. Hayes, San Pedro), Uruguay (Artigas, Rio Negro), WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso), SE-Brazil (Sao Paulo), India (introduced) as per Catalogue of Life;


Red Wing - names comes from the reddish samaras
Heteropterys glabra (Malpighiaceae)
Photograped from Garden of Five Senses, Delhi
Red Wing is originally from the Savanna grasslands of South Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and NW Argentina.




Comments