Celosia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 205 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America, Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Connecticut, Cook Is., Czechoslovakia, District of Columbia, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Fiji, Galápagos, Hainan, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Malaya, Maldives, Manchuria, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Missouri, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Jersey, New York, Nicobar Is., North Carolina, Ohio, Pakistan, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Qinghai, Queensland, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Romania, Réunion, Sicilia, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, South China Sea, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Turkmenistan, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, West Virginia, Xinjiang

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Cao, R. (eds.) in Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Schinz in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 16C: 29 (1934).
  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 16

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sp. Pl. 1: 205 (1753)
  • Townsend, The genus Celosia (Subgenus Celosia) in tropical Africa, Hook. Ic. Pl. 38, 2: 1–123 (1975).
  • in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 96 (1754).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by C. C. Townsend [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Townsend in Hook. Ic. Pl. 38(2): 1–123 (1975).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Townsend in Hook., Ic. Pl. 38(2) (1975)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 96 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 205 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Custódio Filho, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001207035 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/
  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • 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