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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean, Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) to Argentina (Corrientes).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Uruguay

Introduced into:

Madagascar

Enydra sessilis DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dusén, P. [13524], Brazil K001107942
Glaziou, A. [8152], Brazil K001107943
Mueller, F. [356], Brazil K001107945
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001107933
E.N. [EN70362], Brazil K001107944
Folli, D.A. [3266], Brazil K001107932

First published in Prodr. 5: 637 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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