Mirabilis Riv. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Himalaya to Central China, N. & Central America, W. & S. South America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Belize, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Angola, Ascension, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Benin, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central European Rus, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Desventurados Is., Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Easter Is., Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gambia, Germany, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, Korea, Kriti, Kuwait, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madeira, Malawi, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Paraguay, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 1.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sp. Pl. 1: 177 (1753)
  • in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 82 (1754).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bittrich & U. Kühn in Kubitzki et al., Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 2: 482 (1993)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 82 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000202333 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000202332 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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