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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America and Curaçao.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Sorocea A.St.-Hil. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 27, 2013 Krukoff, B.A. [8520], Brazil K000964167
Jul 1, 1993 Bowie, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001077586
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132561

First published in Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 473 (1821)

Accepted by

  • Gardner, E.M. & al. (2020). Repeated parallel losses of inflexed stamens in Moraceae: phylogenomics and generic revision of the tribe Moreae and the reinstatement of the tribe Olmedieae (Moraceae) bioRxiv 2020.04.08.030452.
  • 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 2021. 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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0