Callisia Loefl.

First published in Iter Hispan.: 305 (1758)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Aruba, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, China Southeast, Hawaii, Louisiana, Morocco, Norfolk Is., Taiwan

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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