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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Colombia.
Dahlia 'Hollyhill Big Pink'

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Note
- note the names of these popular ornamentals are not authoritative – there are many cultivated Dahlia species and cultivars and much confusion in identification!

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Assam, Baleares, Baltic States, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cook Is., Cuba, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Krym, Leeward Is., Madeira, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yugoslavia

Dahlia Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Icon. 1: 56 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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