Cordyline Comm. ex R.Br.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mascarenes, Papuasia to W. Pacific, Bolivia to S. South America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Caroline Is., Fiji, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Paraguay, Queensland, Réunion, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Uruguay, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Cambodia, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Easter Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kermadec Is., Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Marquesas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nauru, Niue, Panamá, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Samoa, Society Is., Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Wake I., Windward Is.

Cordyline Comm. ex R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Coode, M. [4221], Reunion 33410.000

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 280 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0