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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia, Mexico to Tropical America.
Helicteres guazumifolia

Native to:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Helicteres Pluk. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ule, E. [7592], Brazil K001214461
Silva, D.C. [84], Brazil K001214481
Carvalho, A.M. [2190], Brazil K001214490
Anderson, W.R. [6807], Brazil K001214458
Daly, D.C. [D/331], Brazil K001214489
Queiroz, L.P. [4026], Brazil K001214473
Bisby, F.A. [1245], Brazil K001214480
Ratter, J.A. [4119], Brazil K001214488
Harley, R.M. [21243], Brazil K001214466
s.coll. [406], Brazil K001214472
Eden, M.J. [EM1], Brazil K001214462
Heringer, E.P. [14231], Brazil K001214474
Atkins, S. [5006], Brazil K001214475
Harley, R.M. [6120], Brazil K001214471
Harley, R.M. [5989], Brazil K001214467
Rodal, M.J.N. [38], Brazil K001214485
Figueiredo, L. [74], Brazil K001214479
Harley, R.M. [18911], Brazil K001214465
Inácio, E. [44], Brazil K001214482
Coradin, L. [5762], Brazil K001214477
Figueiredo, L.S. [46], Brazil K001214483
Harley, R.M. [5989], Brazil K001214469
Zappi, D.C. [418], Brazil K001214470
Lankester, C.H. [s.n.], Brazil K001214463
Harley, R.M. [16475], Brazil K001214468
Stannard, B. [4637], Brazil K001214464
Atkins, S. [5006], Brazil K001214476
Pignal, M. [3314], Brazil K001214460
Rodrigues, E. [7], Brazil K001214484
Amaral, I.L. [809], Brazil K001214487
Rodal, M.J.N. [466], Brazil K001214478
Hopkins, M.J.G. [554], Brazil K001214486
Anderson, W.R. [6551], Brazil K001214459

First published in Sp. Pl.: 963 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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

Kew Science Photographs
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