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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Mexico to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Maripa Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Berg, C.C. [P19758], Brazil K000954063
Balée, W.L. [1070], Brazil K000954062
Prance, G.T. [14799], Brazil K000954064

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 230 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Austin, D.F. & Cavalcante, P.B. (1982). Convolvuláceas da Amazônia Publicações Avulsas do Museo Goeldi 36: 1-134.
  • Austin, D.F. (1973). The American Erycibeae (Convolvulaceae): Maripa, Dicranostyles, and Lysiostyles I. Systematics Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 60: 306-412.
  • Austin, D.F. (1975). Convolvulaceae Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62: 157-224.
  • Austin, D.F. in Lasser, T. (1982). Convolvulaceae Flora de Venezuela 8(3): 15-226. Fundación Educación Ambiental.
  • Austin, D.F. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1998). Convolvulaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 4: 377-424. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • Meisner, C.F. in Martius, C.F.P.von & auct. suc. (eds.) (1869). Convolvulaceae Flora Brasiliensis 7: 199-370.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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