Zephyranthes Herb.

First published in Appendix: 36 (1821), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kansas, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maryland, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Gilbert Is., Hawaii, India, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Line Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niue, Queensland, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is., Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Carnevali, G., Duno, R., Tapia, J.L. & Ramírez, I.M. (2010). Reassessment of Zephyranthes (Amaryllidaceae) in the Yucatán peninsula including a new species, Z. orellanae. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137: 39-48.
  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

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 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
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0