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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Australia, Mexico to NW. Argentina.
Orthrosanthus exsertus

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Peru, South Australia, Venezuela, Victoria, Western Australia

Orthrosanthus Sweet appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Australas.: t. 11 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. in Serna, A.D. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1996). Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas: una sinopsis florística 6: 43-59. Mexico City : Consejo Nacional de la Flora de Mexico.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1987). A Review of the New World species of Orthrosanthus Sweet. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 577-582.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Woodson, R.E. & Schery, R.W. (1945). Flora of Panama Part 3, Fasc. 1 Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 32: 34-43.

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/
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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