Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Carapichea Aubl.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Caroline Is.

Carapichea Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane: 167 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Taylor, C.M. & Gereau, R.E. (2013). The genus Carapichea (Rubiaceae, Psychotrieae) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 100-127.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Psychotria.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Psychotria.]

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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