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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Elvasia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Farias, G.L. [181], Brazil K001202339
Folli, D.A. [770], Brazil K001202340

First published in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17: 422 (1811)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0