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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Sciodaphyllum P.Browne appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica: 190 (1756)

Not accepted by

  • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003 publ. 2004). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae: 1-444. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Schefflera.]

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