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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Venezuela to S. South America.
Alstroemeria

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China South-Central, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Alabama, Canary Is., Florida, Georgia, Great Britain, Louisiana, Madeira, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Victoria

Alstroemeria L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harley, R.M. [19737], Brazil 56006.000

First published in Pl. Alströmeria: 8 (1762)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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