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This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Northern America..

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Polybotrya Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Spruce, R. [4631], Peru K000006853
Spruce, R. [4631], Peru K000006854
Spruce, R. [4631], Peru K000006855
Spruce, R. [4631], Peru K000006856
Spruce, R. [4631], Peru K000006857
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000957001

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 5: 99 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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