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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to El Salvador, Peru to N. Chile.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Chile North, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Peru

Introduced into:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Madeira

Tigridia Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Walker, S., Mexico Rigidella 34832.000
s.coll. [s.n.] Rigidella K000370287

First published in Gen. Pl.: 57 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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