Plumeria Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 209 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to N. South America, Florida to Caribbean.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., Ecuador, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nicobar Is., Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Society Is., Tokelau-Manihiki, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tuvalu, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hamilton, M.A. [375], Montserrat 65304.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0