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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Guatemala.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Niphaea Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 27(Misc.): 80 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Boggan, J.K., Skog, L.E. & Roalson, E.H. (2008). A review of the Neotropical genera Amalophyllon, Niphaea, and Phinaea (Gesneriaceae-Gloxinieae) Selbyana 29: 157-176.

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