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

Doubtfully present in:

Guyana

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Selysia Cogn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lindeman, J.C. [1338], Brazil K001130912
Lindeman, J.C. [1338], Brazil K001130911

First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 3: 735 (1881)

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