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

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., Comoros

Chrysothemis Decne. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Rev. Hort. (Paris), sér. 3, 3: 242 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mora, M.M. & Clark, J.L. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the neotropical genus Paradrymonia (Gesneriaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 82-104.

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