Calathea G.Mey.

First published in Prim. Fl. Esseq.: 6 (1818)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Hawaii

Accepted Species

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?
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C.; Sasaki, D.; Milliken, W.; Biggs, N.; Silveira, E.A.; Philippsen, M.; Bessa, M.A.; Piva, J.H. [914] Brazil K000578646 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D.; Milliken, W.; Zappi, D.C.; Silveira, E.A.; Philippsen, M.; Piva, J.H. [1890] Brazil K000578659 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C.; Milliken, W.; Frisby, S.; Piva, J. [1452] Brazil K000579090 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Nascimento, J.; Henicka, G.S.; Pilger, J.M.; Taques, A., C.; Piva, J.H. [29] Brazil K000578660 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D.; Milliken, W.; Philippsen, M.; Bessa, M.A.; E; Piva, J.H. [1882] Brazil K000578647 Yes
Nov 1, 2006 Projeto Flora Cristalino; Sasaki, D.; Yesilyurt, J.; Vicenti, C.P.; Piva, J.H. [291] Brazil K000578656 Yes
Dec 4, 2003 Braga, J.M.A., et al. [7316] Brazil K001107016 Yes
Feb 1, 1991 Folli, D.A.; Costa, E.da [1273] Brazil K000586843 Type Yes
Feb 1, 1991 Crud, N.; Alberto, C. [88] Brazil K000586835 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Harley, R.M. [18452A] Brazil K001107015 Yes
Jan 1, 1983 anon. [s.n.] United Kingdom K001107017 Yes
Jan 1, 1983 s.coll. [553] Brazil K000586822 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Schomburgk, R. [97] Guyana K000586829 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Schomburgk, R. [97] Guyana K000586830 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Ule, E. [9255] Bolivia K000586885 Type Yes
Jun 12, 1972 Spruce, R. [s.n.] Brazil K000586828 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 12, 1972 Brazil K000586808 Type Yes
Jun 5, 1959 Glaziou, A.F.M. [18546] Brazil K000586815 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 1, 1959 Eggers [14067] Ecuador K000586848 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 1, 1959 [Glaziou] [2716] Brazil K000586842 Type Yes
Jun 1, 1959 Bolivia K000586800 Type Yes
Jun 1, 1959 K000586799 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 1, 1959 Regnell, A.F. [III 1207] Brazil K000586817 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 1, 1959 Brazil K000586812 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 1, 1959 Brazil K000586811 Type Yes
May 1, 1959 Glaziou, A.F.M. [8973] Brazil K000586813 Type Yes
Milliken, W.; Dablin, L.; Quisbert, M.L. [7623] Bolivia K001574665 Yes
Leppard, M.J. Brazil K:SPC-39770.000 No
Milliken, W. [1748] Brazil K:SPC-62754.000 No
Sasaki, D.; Biggs, N.; Silveira, E.A.; Philippsen, M.; Bessa, M.A. [2079] Brazil K000578657 Yes
Spruce, R. [567] Brazil K000586827 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M. [10721] Brazil K:SPC-06049.117 No
Peru K:SPC-44638.000 No
Harley, R.M. [10973] Brazil K:SPC-07477.000 No
Perigolo, N.A.; et al. [269] Brazil K001553748 Yes
Pereira-Silva, G.; Santos, A.J.B.; Moreira, G.A.; Pereira, J.B. [15168] Brazil K001589183 Yes
Milliken, W. ; Dablin, L. ; Quisbert, M.L. [7623] Bolivia K001569349 Yes
Lugo S., H. [3027] Ecuador K001767666 No
Plowman, T. [5924] Peru K:SPC-44634.000 No
Philcox, D. [3539] Brazil K:SPC-07669.000 No
Harley [18452 A] Brazil K:SPC-41047.000 No
Nascimento, J.; Sasaki, D.; Piva, J.H. [1] Brazil K000578658 Yes
Fevereiro, V.P.B.; et al. [M112] Brazil K:SPC-59032.000 No
Glaziou, A.F.M. [8977] Brazil K000586814 Unknown Type Material Yes
Peru K:SPC-46063.000 No
Peru K:SPC-44647.000 No
Plowman, T. [5850] Peru K:SPC-44649.000 No
Brazil K:SPC-44471.000 No
Philcox, D. [3096] Brazil K:SPC-07567.000 No
Harley, R.M. [10723] Brazil K:SPC-06049.119 No
Peru K:SPC-46109.000 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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