Maranta Plum. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 2 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., Equatorial Guinea, Florida, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Jamaica, Kazan-retto, Mauritius, Netherlands Antilles, Philippines, Réunion, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] K001124301 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sellow [198] Brazil K000586890 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] K001124306 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] K001124300 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6616] India K001124310 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brazil K:SPC-10045.000 No
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000586889 Unknown Type Material Yes
Philcox, D. [3824] Brazil K:SPC-27461.012 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] K001124305 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6616] India K001124309 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6616] India K001124308 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] Thailand K001124304 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6616] K001124311 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6614] K001124303 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6614] India K001124302 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 1, 2005 Burchell [6740] Brazil Koernickanthe K000586906 Syntype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0