Cordyline Comm. ex R.Br.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 280 (1810), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mascarenes, Papuasia to W. Pacific, Bolivia to S. South America.

Distribution

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., Tasmania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Wake I., Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2014 Burchell, W.J. [9890] Brazil K001068812 Yes
Feb 1, 2014 Glaziou, A.F.M. [13632] Brazil K001068814 Yes
Feb 1, 2014 Dusén, P. [13495] Brazil K001068818 Yes
Feb 1, 2014 Dusén, P. [13495] Brazil K001068817 Yes
Feb 1, 2014 Langsdorff, G.H., von [s.n.] Brazil K001068815 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Burchell, W.J. [4875] Brazil K001068813 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Smith, L.B.; Reitz, R.; Sufridini, O. [9299] Brazil K001068816 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Pirani, J.R.; Cordeiro, I. [4509] Brazil K001068820 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Hoehne, W. [1949] Brazil K001068819 Yes
Simpson, D.A.; Marsh, M. [2105] Brunei K001577273 Yes
K:SPC-05450.000 No
Coode, M. [4221] Reunion K:SPC-33410.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0