Urena Dill. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 692 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Marianas, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Seychelles

Introduced into:

Alabama, Ascension, Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, Florida, Galápagos, Hawaii, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Marquesas, Namibia, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Provinces, Samoa, Society Is., South Carolina, St.Helena, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 189.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 764 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 692 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Blumea 14: 137–145 (1966)
  • E.J. 16: 361–385 (1892)
  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 309 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 692 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132302 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0