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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Panamá, Peru

Gasteranthus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Pl. Hartw.: 233 (1846)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

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