Tropaeolum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 345 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is SE. Mexico to Venezuela and Bolivia, SE. & S. Brazil to S. South America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is., Angola, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Bulgaria, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Russia, China South-Central, Connecticut, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Haiti, Hawaii, Ireland, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North European Russia, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, South European Russia, Spain, St.Helena, Tasmania, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Vietnam, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Watson, J.M. & Flores, A.R. (2010). A synopsis of perennial tuberous Tropaeolum L. section Chilensia Sparre (Tropaeolaceae), including validation of three subsections and a new, reclassified natural hybrid. Herbertia 64: 150-281.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Peru K:SPC-46060.000 No
Bridges [445] Chile K000531371 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gay [s.n.] Chile K000531368 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ecuador K:SPC-44465.000 No
Colombia K:SPC-44898.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • 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
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0