Bredemeyera Willd.

First published in Neue Schriften Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 3: 412 (1801)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Mexico to Tropical America.


Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2002 Schomburgk, R.H. [504/803B] Guyana K000118446 Type Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [7076] Brazil K001133871 Yes
Spruce, R. [2288] Brazil K001133869 Yes
Saar, E. [PCD/5027] Brazil K001133941 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [3864] Brazil K001133866 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21376] Brazil K001133873 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [7141] Brazil K001133870 Yes
Teixeira, L.O.A. [1183] Brazil K001133865 Yes
Zarucchi, J.L. [2977] Brazil K001133862 Yes
Ducke, A. [991] Brazil K001133950 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [8839] Brazil K001133953 Yes
Vicentini, A. [705] Brazil K001133863 Yes
Atkins, S. [4722] Brazil K001133958 Yes
Teixeira, L.O.A. [1102] Brazil K001133948 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5292] Brazil K001133949 Yes
Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [8395] Brazil K001133944 Yes
Pereira-Silva, G.; et. al. [15509] Brazil K001572938 Yes
Sasaki, D.; Milliken, W.; Zappi, D.C.; Frisby, S.; Henicka, G.; Reis, T.C.Y.; Pena, E.M.; Phillipsen, M.; Piva, J. [2276] Brazil K000578728 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [5473] Brazil K001133957 Yes
Assunção, P.A.C.L. [466] Brazil K001133864 Yes
Tavares, A.S. [24] Brazil K001133867 Yes
Dubs, B. [1461] Brazil K001133945 Yes
Prance, G.T. [3890] Brazil K001133874 Yes
Eiten, G. [8497] Brazil K001133951 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [5473] Brazil K001133956 Yes
Souza, V.C. [5072] Brazil K001133946 Yes
Saar, E. [5833] Brazil K001133942 Yes
Coradin, L. [6140] Brazil K001133947 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [P22016] Brazil K001133954 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [3196] Brazil K001133959 Yes
Zarucchi, J.L. [1635] Colombia K:SPC-46146.000 No
Zappi, D.C.; Milliken, W.; Leite, R., A. [1450] Brazil K000578727 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [7136] Brazil K001133872 Yes
Giulietti, A.M. [CFCR/13710] Brazil K001133955 Yes
Sasaki, D.; Milliken, W.; Henicka, G. [2257] Brazil K000578729 Yes
Ganev, W. [2510] Brazil K001133943 Yes
Prance, G.T. [15971] Brazil K001133868 Yes
Eiten, G. [8970] Brazil K001133952 Yes


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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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