1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Ardisia Sw.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Fiji, Southern America, Australasia, Northern America and Asia-Temperate.



    Found In:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Central American Pac, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Ogasawara-shoto, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zaïre

    Introduced Into:

    Alabama, Bermuda, Cook Is., Hawaii, Mauritius, Northern Territory, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is.

    Ardisia Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Identified Reference Herbarium Specimen Type Status
    Forman, L. [178], Indonesia 7019.000
    Lyne [150], Tanzania K000791916
    Lyne [150], Tanzania K000802074
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000802073
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000802075
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9128], Malaysia K001132247
    Thomas, D.W. [388], Cameroon K000027702

    First published in Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 48 (1788)

    Accepted by

    • (2009) Austrobaileya 8: 1-23
    • Govaerts, R. (1995) World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne


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    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
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