Family:
Malvaceae Juss.

Helicteres Pluk. ex L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia, Mexico to Tropical America.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Helicteres Pluk. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ule, E. [7592], Brazil K001214461 Yes
Silva, D.C. [84], Brazil K001214481 Yes
Carvalho, A.M. [2190], Brazil K001214490 Yes
Anderson, W.R. [6807], Brazil K001214458 Yes
Daly, D.C. [D/331], Brazil K001214489 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [4026], Brazil K001214473 Yes
Bisby, F.A. [1245], Brazil K001214480 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [4119], Brazil K001214488 Yes
Harley, R.M. [21243], Brazil K001214466 Yes
s.coll. [406], Brazil K001214472 Yes
Eden, M.J. [EM1], Brazil K001214462 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [14231], Brazil K001214474 Yes
Atkins, S. [5006], Brazil K001214475 Yes
Harley, R.M. [6120], Brazil K001214471 Yes
Harley, R.M. [5989], Brazil K001214467 Yes
Rodal, M.J.N. [38], Brazil K001214485 Yes
Figueiredo, L. [74], Brazil K001214479 Yes
Harley, R.M. [18911], Brazil K001214465 Yes
Inácio, E. [44], Brazil K001214482 Yes
Coradin, L. [5762], Brazil K001214477 Yes
Figueiredo, L.S. [46], Brazil K001214483 Yes
Harley, R.M. [5989], Brazil K001214469 Yes
Zappi, D.C. [418], Brazil K001214470 Yes
Lankester, C.H. [s.n.], Brazil K001214463 Yes
Harley, R.M. [16475], Brazil K001214468 Yes
Stannard, B. [4637], Brazil K001214464 Yes
Atkins, S. [5006], Brazil K001214476 Yes
Pignal, M. [3314], Brazil K001214460 Yes
Rodrigues, E. [7], Brazil K001214484 Yes
Amaral, I.L. [809], Brazil K001214487 Yes
Rodal, M.J.N. [466], Brazil K001214478 Yes
Hopkins, M.J.G. [554], Brazil K001214486 Yes
Anderson, W.R. [6551], Brazil K001214459 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 963 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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