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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America.
Episcia Mart.

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Benin, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Leeward Is., Marianas, Mexico Southwest, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam

Episcia Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. Bras. 3: 39 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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