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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean, Peru to Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago

Introduced into:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Galápagos, Guatemala, Mexico Southwest, Puerto Rico, Venezuela

Sicana Naudin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cheesman, E.E. [13315], Trinidad & Tobago 18811.000

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 18: 180 (1862)

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

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