Neea Ruiz & Pav.

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 52 (1794)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America.


Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles


Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cruz Durán, R. & al. (2014). Flora de Guerrero 63: 1-86. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2015 Burchell, W.J. [2893] Brazil K000993231 No
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D.; Frisby, S.; Pena, E.M.; Milliken, W.; Piva, J.H. [2477] Brazil K000579529 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Projeto Flora Cristalino; Sasaki, D.; Pedroga, J.A.; Rodrigues, L.; Piva, J.H. [491] Brazil K000579530 Yes
Mar 1, 2007 Projeto Flora Cristalino; Soares, C.R.A.; Pedroga, J.A.; Della Colleta, R.F.L. [364] Brazil K000579387 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Prance, G.T.; Berg, C.C.; Bisby, F.A.; Lleras, E.; Steward, W.C.; Ramos, J.F.; Coêlho, D.F.; Lima, J.F. [18229] Brazil K001138098 Yes
Prance, G.T. [3237] Brazil K001138092 Yes
Prance, G.T. [19162] Brazil K001138094 Yes
Berg, C.C. [19832] Brazil K001138097 Yes
Spruce, R. [2856] K001138058 Yes
Spruce, R. [4883] Peru K000111854 Yes
Daly, D.C. [299] Brazil K001138079 Yes
Eiten, G. [8892] Brazil K001138068 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Peru K000111849 Yes
Prance, G.T. [59244] Brazil K001138042 Yes
Silva, A.S. [196] Brazil K001138041 Yes
Macedo, A. [3800] Brazil K001138073 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [15589] Brazil K001138087 Yes
Prance, G.T. [25472] Brazil K001138035 Yes
Spruce, R. [2575] Brazil K001138053 Yes
Prance, G.T. [23986] Brazil K001138038 Yes
Prance, G.T. [59301] Brazil K001138043 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16720] Brazil K001138101 Yes
Spruce, R. [4365] Peru K000202323 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2471] Brazil K001138070 Yes
Prance, G.T. [6044] Brazil K001138089 Yes
Prance, G.T. [55608] Brazil K001138071 Yes
Spruce, R. [4308] Peru K000111847 Yes
Ule, E. [9367] Brazil K001138061 Yes
Prance, G.T. [15164] Brazil K001138050 Yes
Silva, L.A.M. [2295] Brazil K001138080 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16779] Brazil K001138069 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [934] Brazil K001138081 Yes
Pereira-Silva, G.; dos Santos, A.J.B.; de Oliveira, E.C.; dos Santos, E.A.; Moreira, G.A.; Lima, I.L.P.; Fernandes, M.H.; Perigolo, N.A.; Moser, P.; Oliveira, W.L. [15932] Brazil K001634729 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21193] Brazil K001138067 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Peru K000111850 Yes
Silva, A.S. [178] Brazil K001138048 Yes
Spruce, R. [4365] Peru K000202324 Yes
McDowell, T.; Gopaul, D. [3449] Guyana K001634425 No
Prance, G.T. [22782] Brazil K001138044 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6088] Brazil K001138063 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13390] Brazil K001138045 Yes
Spruce, R. [3791] Brazil K001138057 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5540] Brazil K001138084 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6000] Brazil K001138064 Yes
Prance, G.T. [2325] Brazil K001138090 Yes
Prance, G.T. [3582] Brazil K001138096 Yes
Guedes, M.L.S. [862 - B] Brazil K001138025 Yes
Prance, G.T. [8586] Brazil K001138037 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16360] Brazil K001138049 Yes
Ule, E. [9366] Brazil K001138056 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [2360] Brazil K001138072 Yes
Steinbach, J [31 K000572826 Type No
Burchell [9975] Brazil K001138066 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5569] Brazil K001138065 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [934] Brazil K001138082 Yes
Prance, G.T. [3427] Brazil K001138093 Yes
Harley, R.M. [18313] Brazil K001138059 Yes
Prance, G.T. [2292] Brazil K001138088 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13703] Brazil K001138036 Yes
Prance, G.T. [59700] Brazil K001138091 Yes
Steward, W.C. [300] Brazil K001138039 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8794] Brazil K001138002 Yes
Spruce, R. [4883] Peru K000111853 Yes
Spruce [2044] Brazil K001138055 Yes
Spruce, R. [4505] Peru K000111852 No
Daly, D.C. [1295] Brazil K001138076 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [3859] Brazil K001138075 Yes
Daly, D.C. [1507] Brazil K001138077 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24865] Brazil K001138078 Yes
Spruce, R. [4505] Peru K000111851 Yes
Miller, R. [166] Brazil K001138062 Yes
Mori, S. [16540] Brazil K001138102 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5546] Brazil K001138103 Yes
Ule, E. [s.n.] Brazil K001138060 Yes
Prance, G.T. [2322] Brazil K001138083 Yes
Silva, A.S. [133] Brazil K001138047 Yes
Prance, G.T. [59324] Brazil K001138040 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16716] Brazil K001138100 Yes
Cowan, R.S. [38077] Brazil K001138074 Yes
Prance, G.T. [7922] Brazil K001138046 Yes
Moore, S. [481] Brazil K000572842 Unknown Type Material Yes
Spruce [2575] Brazil K001138051 Yes
Spruce [3791] Brazil K001138054 Yes
Taylor, N.P. [1479] Brazil K001138085 Yes
Buchtien, O [1765] Bolivia K000572837 Type Yes
Prance, G.T. [6837] Brazil K001138095 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [4405] Brazil K001138099 Yes
Plowman, T. [10080] Brazil K001138086 Yes
Spruce [2575] Brazil K001138052 Yes


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