Russelia Jacq.

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 6 (1760)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Colombia, Cuba, French Guiana.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Comoros, Cook Is., Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, India, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Line Is., Marianas, Marshall Is., Myanmar, New Caledonia, Niue, Peru, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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