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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific, Central America.
Pollia

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Pollia Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nov. Gen. Pl. 1: 11 (1781)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Nov. Gen. Pl. 1: 11 (1781).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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